Becoming who we are might be the theme of the story of transgender and The Episcopal Church. The last week we have heard the reflects on our transfiguration within the church and what we have left to learn. A few snippets of her blog, read it all: I was at the last General Convention of […]
Day: March 4, 2014
A fun and educational way through Lent is Lent Madness – an Episcopal Church take on March Madness (the NCAA basketball version). Print out your bracket – choose your “saints” and join the discussion. Everything you need to know (except which saint to pick) is at Christina the Astonishing.
As churches are preparing for Lent with the last parties of Shrove Tuesday pancakes, Mardi Gras beads, Carnival masks, Taco Tuesday, and Fat Tuesday, they are also burning the palms from last year’s Palm Sunday processions, smashing the ashes with mortar and pestle and sieving out the larger bits. All to get ready to offer […]
Judy Dench as Philomena was nominated for an Oscar.
Turn to the Lord your God, for he is gracious and merciful – Joel 2:18 The God who made us, loves us. He knows every sub-atom of our being. He knows every neuron of suppressed resentment. Every synapse of reflexive anger. Every endorphin of vanity and pride. He knows our guilt and our grief; our […]
Leaving the prison that night, I stood in the parking lot as the darkness fell around me. I was suddenly confronted with a vision of what faced me. Like a serpent, it wound its coils through generations, crushing innocence, suffocating love. Like a virus, it replicated itself, broadcasting itself through acts of violence and betrayal. Like a plague, it drew power from darkness and secrecy and from those who would turn their heads, unwilling to gaze directly upon its virulence.