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.

Airport chaplains provide comfort, care

The NY Times reports on the ministry of the Rev. Donna Mote, a chaplain at Atlanta’s Hartsfield International Airport. Along with providing spiritual comfort and pastoral care, the Rev. Mote frequently provides material assistance to travelers stranded during delays, or stuck without money.

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 …

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