… just 35 percent of all adults say they’ve written down their end-of-life treatment wishes in any form of advance directive. Another 31 percent say they’ve talked about this with someone, but one in three Americans have said or done nothing to spell out what should be done if a time comes when they cannot speak for themselves.
Day: October 23, 2014
Vox has the good news:
The Rev. Luther Zeigler, Harvard’s Episcopal chaplain, sounded arguments frequently voiced by casino critics, insisting that the industry preys on the poor and fosters crippling gambling addictions while selling the “false hope” of job creation and an economic boost.
Last night at St. Philip’s Cathedral, Episcopalians in the Diocese of Atlanta attended a service of repentance and reconciliation in response to the sin of racism. In a pastoral letter announcing the service, the Rt. Rev. Rob Wright, the first African American bishop of the diocese wrote:
Jim Naughton: What set Jon apart was a firm understanding of the importance of the Café’s role as an independent source of church news, and a clear vision of how to sustain the site in the years ahead
“Pursue peace with everyone, and the holiness without which no one will see the Lord. See to it that no one fails to obtain the grace of God; that no root of bitterness springs up and causes trouble, and through it many become defiled.” – Hebrews 12:14-15 I’ve often thought that church communities are just …