Episcopal Relief & Development shared excited news:
Day: November 20, 2013
Bishop James J. Shand, Bishop of Easton, is resigning but is not calling for an election yet:
“I’m struck by the sheer weirdness of a community arguing about discrimination in the 21st century. People don’t care enough to be angry, but they do see us as weird. If we are serious about our mission, we have to stop being weird.” ~Canon Rosie Harper
A yellow flower (Light and spirit) Sings by itself For nobody. A golden spirit (Light and emptiness) Sings without a word By itself. Let no one touch this gentle sun In whose dark eye Someone is awake. (No light, no gold, no name, no color And no thought: O, wide awake!) A golden heaven Sings …
I know with my own tattoos, I was searching for exactly what we proclaim when a new baptismal candidate is sealed with holy oil and the sign of the Cross–a way that every time I saw it, I knew in my heart of hearts I truly was marked as Christ’s own.
Wednesday, November 20, 2013 — Week of Proper 28, 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 101, 109:1-4(5-19)20-30 (morning) // 89:19-52 (evening) 1 Maccabees 3:42-60 Revelation 21:9-21 Matthew 17:22-27 Our passages from the apocryphal First Book …