Lord, it is night. The night is for stillness Let us be still in the presence of God. It is night after a long day. What has been done has been done; what has not been done has not been done; let it be. (A New Zealand Prayer Book Night Prayer p. 184)
Day: July 24, 2012
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in the church, we hear things like: “We don’t have enough people. We don’t have enough resources. We don’t have enough time. We tried something new before and it didn’t work.” These are all the words of people infected with learned helplessness.
Frank Bruni asks from what messiah Michelle Bachmann learned her Christianity in
TEC, same-sex blessings and the Anglican Church of Canada were not even on the agenda or discussed; that the main focus was on mission and resource sharing issues and that in this respect the conference was very good.
Margaret M. Treadwell With the seatbelt sign turned off, I approached seats 1A and 1C. “Mr. Owens, would you like a drink after take-off?” I asked with a smile. The gentleman chuckled and ordered a vodka tonic. I turned to 1C. “Mr. Palmer, would you like a drink after take-off?” A loud guffaw punctuated his […]
Commemoration of Thomas à Kempis, monk, priest, and writer Psalm 33:1-5, 20-21 Ecclesiastes 9:11-18 Ephesians 4:32-5:2 Luke 6:17-23 Man proposes, but God disposes. Of two evils, the less is always to be chosen. Out of sight, out of mind. The absent are always in the wrong. All men commend patience, although few are willing to […]