Day: September 30, 2013

Children are shot to death accidentally at twice the reported rate

The New York Times: Children shot accidentally — usually by other children — are collateral casualties of the accessibility of guns in America, their deaths all the more devastating for being eminently preventable. They die in the households of police officers and drug dealers, in broken homes and close-knit families, on rural farms and in […]

A rector finds love at 65

A sweet story about a widow and a widower who met and married from yesterday’s New York Times. The widow is Dana Fern, and the widower is the Rev. J. Douglas Ousley, rector of the Episcopal Church of the Incarnation in the Murray Hill section of Manhattan. The piece includes a description of the couples […]

Just My Opinion

Monday, September 30, 2013 — Week of Proper 21, Year One [Go to Mission St Clare for an online version of the Daily Office including today’s scripture readings.] Today’s Readings for the Daily Office: Psalms 89:1-18 (morning) // 89:19-52 (evening) 2 Kings 17:24-41 1 Corinthians 7:25-31 Matthew 6:25-34 About ten years ago, I felt very […]