A story in which the chickens come home (or to church) to roost
Day: May 1, 2016
The words on Liberty’s pedestal were always a hope, an almost eschatological vision of who we hoped to be and what we intended to be for the rest of the world…
Is this about our hypocrisy or about our becoming? Certainly the freedom we live is deeply incomplete so long as it doesn’t belong to all of us. Biblically and theologically, it’s also incomplete if “freedom” is simply opportunity for unhampered exercise of our own whim and protection of fiercely held opinions and judgments of others from any criticism or constraints.
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When I ask for “my daily bread” what is underneath my request of God in “The Lord’s Prayer” is not simply bread, but the kind of real honesty which bread implies. Give me integrity – a real thing being a real thing. Let me be real by knowing who I am, knowing what I want
Uh-Oh… just about the time we are enjoying our Great Fifty days of Easter along comes a triduum of penance. How could that be? Well, chalk it up to a series of very unfortunate events in the 5th century and Charlemagne.