Day: January 10, 2013

Is internet sloth the eighth deadly sin?

I recently had a conversation with a writer who said that she needs to cut off Internet access to her office so she can finish a book project. Cruising the Web is eating up way too much of her time, she can’t meet her deadlines because of it, and she can’t make herself stop.

Bp. vonRosenberg tapped as provisional bishop of South Carolina

The Rt. Rev. Charles Glenn vonRosenberg, a retired bishop of East Tennessee, has been nominated to serve as bishop provisional of the Episcopal Diocese of South Carolina. vonRosenberg has longstanding ties to South Carolina, a diocese working to regroup in the wake of the departure of Bishop Mark Lawrence and his followers. Episcopal News Service …

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Eat, already: the feeding of the 5000

I love the image of Jesus in John’s story of feeding the five thousand. Imagine sitting on a hillside out in the country and watching as that many people come toward you across the open land. Drawn by curiosity and hope, they cautiously approach in little clusters of family and friends, but from where you are sitting they look like an ocean on legs.