I have a hopeful depression. I am unafraid of my illness, I know that at times it will be unbearable, but I know in it all I am not alone. I look forward to the time when this hope is shared by the church and all those in it suffering quietly and in fear of what their friends would say.
Day: April 24, 2013
The advocacy group Freedom to Marry is among the first out of the gate with the good news:
Bishop Gene Robinson thinks that Roman Catholic bishops are playing politics with the sacrament of Holy Communion, and he is not impressed. Writing for the On Faith section of The Washington Post’s website he says:
With one thing and another, we neglected to make note of the fact that the Cafe has been in operation for seven years as of April 19. Thanks to everyone who has visited and commented during that time. This might be the year when we finally gather ourselves to raise some money and update the …
But I want a church where I know and feel that the adults are in charge, where wisdom trumps enthusiasm, where historical perspective is considered, where depth is valued as much as breadth, where stories have shaped us for generations.
A letter to members Trinity Episcopal Church, Boston, to hold their Sunday services at the Temple:
Jesus tells us how to live within the values and vision of God’s Kingdom which he has inaugurated as Messiah. He tells us how to live as citizens of that Kingdom.
But more than that, we are told to live this way because this is how God is.