Day: November 24, 2014

Good bye, part two: pay attention, tell the truth, say thank you

Dear friends, I started blogging just under nine years ago when NBC announced that it was airing The Book of Daniel, a television show about an Episcopal priest. The show crashed quickly, but the blog had received national news coverage and we had a large and feisty audience, so I decided to keep it going. […]

No indictment of Ferguson police officer in fatal shooting of Michael Brown

Updated at bottom with statements A grand jury in St. Louis County, Missouri, has returned no indictment against Darren Wilson, a white Ferguson police officer who fatally shot Michael Brown, an unarmed black teen on August 9, igniting weeks of protests and touching off a national debate on police violence in African American communities. Churches […]

Tenth Ring

Suffering multiple organ failure, I had just received a grim diagnosis that I would be having a danger-laden surgery that would alter my life forever. It was the wages of a life that seemed so successful, but was undergirded by the troika of fear, doubt, and guilt – a three-legged stool.

White mainline Protestants aren’t sweating climate change

Michelle Boorstein of The Washington Post writes: A new poll released Friday shows major differences between faith groups on topics including concern over climate change, whether natural disasters are a sign of biblical end times and how deeply connected they feel to nature. White evangelicals are the most skeptical of climate change and the most […]

Let It Go

Monday, November 24, 2014 – Proper 29, 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 106:1-18 (morning) // 106:19-48 (evening) Zechariah 10:1-12 Galatians 6:1-10 Luke 18:15-30 In today’s gospel, Jesus encounters “a certain ruler.” The ruler acts […]