Pippa Biddle has spent years working in different countries trying to make the world a better place. She has concluded that when it comes to helping the developing world, it might be best for middle-class white folks like her to stay home. She writes:
Day: February 22, 2014
Bravo to the Very Rev. Troy Mendez, dean of Trinity Cathedral in Phoenix, interviewed about Arizona legislation that would protect business owners who choose to discriminate against gay people.
Bishop Sean Rowe, the nominee to become Bishop Provisional of the Diocese of Bethlehem in northeastern Pennsylvania, talks about a new vision for collaborative ministry. The electing convention is March 1. Rowe is the only candidate, as is the church’s procedure in electing a provisional bishop. If elected, he would continue in his current position …
Today is the feast day of Scotsman Eric Liddell, Olympic athlete and missionary to China. In this clip from “Chariots of Fire,” Liddell, portrayed by Ian Charleson, explains what it takes to run a great race.
I don’t know about anybody else, but it makes me think I need to try a bit harder to live into that “saint” thing. … It takes work and training, and I think I’d better get busy. The finish line is getting closer every day. And also it reminds me to look around — I may be seeing the birthing process of a new saint for the calendar.