Day: October 15, 2014

End Times

“’But truly I tell you, there are some standing here who will not taste death before they see the kingdom of God.’” – Luke 9:27 A pewter sky soft with clouds cups the burning leaves of the maple in my neighbor’s yard. All the leaves are falling. I am reminded that there is no defense …

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As Americans’ fear of Ebola has been rising this week, a number of people are trying to remain calm, and properly direct peoples’ attention to West Africa. Mel Robbins warns about “catching Fear-bola” on CNN:

Churches shed fossil fuel holdings

Kate Galbraith writes a “Green Column” called “Churches Go Green by Shedding Fossil Fuel Holdings” in the International Business section of the online New York Times. An excerpt:

Court blocks abortion limits in Texas

From Lyle Denniston of SCOTUSblog’s report: Over the dissents of three Justices, the Supreme Court on Tuesday evening barred Texas from enforcing two parts of its new abortion-restriction law — one part as it applied throughout the state, the other as it applied to two clinics in the southwest part of the state.

Fish Vomit

Wednesday, October 15, 2014 – Proper 23, 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 119:1-24 (morning) // 12, 13, 14 (evening) Jonah 1:17-2:10 Acts 27:9-26 Luke 9:1-17 A seminary classmate of mine introduced me to a …

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