Day: May 12, 2016

Wearing Orange for Gun Violence Awareness

“One should learn not to make off-the-cuff remarks on Facebook,” the Rev. Dr. C. Eric Funston, rector of St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, Medina, Ohio, told a gathering of clergy in the Episcopal Diocese of Ohio. “It only seems to create more to do.”

Speaking to the Soul: your sins are forgiven

These stories in which Jesus tells someone who is physically disabled that their sins are forgiven and then, as proof of that, heals them, are distressing. It seems to me that they reinforce in our minds the secret belief that people are somehow responsible for the harm that befalls them.