Day: March 3, 2014

Beauty At Hand

Seen above, left (and on front-page mastheads): Grandmother’s Spoon; middle: The Fork That Will Not Stab; and right: Knife for P, from the Artifacts II series by Roz Dimon.

Reaction Roundup for the TREC report

As the most recent TREC paper continues to settle into people’s consciousness, reactions continue to pour in. We’ve rounded up several for your reading pleasure: First up is Fr. Keith Voet, blogging at Young Curmudgeon Priest. He directly addresses concerns that some of the TREC proposals would ‘disempower the laity’ raised here at the Cafe, […]

Continuing developments in Uganda, Nigeria

After the passage of the draconian anti-gay measures in Nigeria and Uganda, the Anglican churches in those countries continue to react. Thinking Anglicans reports that the Anglican Church of Uganda has threatened to walk away from the Church of England over disagreements regarding the anti-gay legislation. The Anglican church in Uganda supported the measure, minus […]

Burdened, not Blessed

A former missionary for the Presbyterian Church has some thoughts about the American habit of attributing all economic good fortune to God’s favor. He argues that chalking up every stretch of good luck to divine blessing is bad theology; disrespectful to God and other people. He says,

If There’s Any Point

Monday, March 3, 2014 – Week of Last Epiphany, Year Two [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 25 (morning) // 9, 15 (evening) Proverbs 27:1-6, 10-12 Philippians 2:1-13 John 18:15-18, 25-27 We’ve all had days when we […]