Day: February 17, 2012

Learning to be Blessed

By this time in our Genesis narrative, Jacob has been assured and reassured of God’s intention to bless him. . . But Jacob has never really trusted God. He has always made his own way, usually by cunning — willing to cheat, lie or deceive to advance his cause.

The Right Question

What is wrong with The Episcopal Church? Lots. But the question itself I find wrongheaded. “Fixing” a temporal institution for today will inevitably sow the seeds of different institutional problems needing to be fixed tomorrow.