From madness to contemplation, we’ve compiled a list of resources for Lenten devotions. Have one to add? Include in the comments below or on our Facebook page!
In the Garden
The Society of St. John the Evangelist (SSJE) has developed Growing a Rule of Life program designed around the ideas of nature, gardens, seeds, cultivation, vocation and nurturing, connecting our relationships with God, our selves, each other and creation, in daily videos and a downloadable workbook.
Forward Movement’s Join the Journey app […]
In light of the ongoing debates within the Anglican Communion, we’ve been wondering how Episcopalians understand their identity as Episcopalians. So, we thought we’d just ask. You can submit a regular submission for publication or write a post on your own blog or tumblr or add a photo to Instagram or maybe even make a new Pinterest board or whatever. Just use the hashtag #myepiscopalidentity and send us a Facebook message, Tweet or email (email@example.com) to give us a heads […]
This originally appeared as part of the Daily Sip, a ministry of St John’s Cathedral in Denver, CO
by Charles LaFond
It seems like God had America in mind when God assigned a day of rest as one of the ten commandments. In all three listings (Exodus (two of them) and Deuteronomy), God is so very clear about the Sabbath day. And in the creation story God names the Sabbath day as the first “Holy thing” which is a big deal for […]
If we are not ready to forgive I have heard it said that simply intending to one day be able to forgive is a first step on the journey of forgiveness and healing. I have also read that it is not possible for humans to forgive; only God can forgive. Once again, however, it is an important step to pray, over and over, to be allowed to become free from resentment and rage, or unfathomable sorrow.
As we stand on the cusp of Lent, about to enter the dark times of the persecution and death of Jesus in our liturgical calender, it is a good time to be reminded that God the sublime and awe-inspiring has thrown God’s weight fully behind Jesus in this moment.