Then Jesus said to them, ‘Do not be afraid; go and tell my brothers to go to Galilee; there they will see me.’
“God’s truth and God’s justice gets carried from person to person, from generation to generation.”
Where I come from, it’s common to ask someone after you’ve met them, “Who are your people?” There are a lot of family names in the area that are common, and, for better or worse, it’s a way to size up a person’s background.
“Alban was called to obey a bigger law–the law of Christ’s love for our neighbor.”
“His methods are why we presently are beginning to experience greater diversity in worship in the various cultural expressions of the Episcopal church today, and part of how we are forming priests outside of a three year residential seminary experience.”
“I have devoted my energies to the study of the scriptures, observing monastic discipline, and singing the daily services in church; study, teaching, and writing have always been my delight.”
“Singing, I believe, opens us up to a deeper foundation in our relationship with God, and connects our house even tighter onto that rock.”
“Christina Rossetti was a woman who pushed against the grain of society in many ways; yet she found comfort and solace in her relationship with God. As one of the company of saints, she reminds us that we simply don’t have to be like everyone else and to follow the convoluted places God leads us.”
“Yet it is in the mundane and the banal that we often find the strongest evidence that God is working with us every day to be a part of the restoration of the world.”
It’s an awful place, the bottom…the place where we’ve run out of tears, the place where we feel useless and entirely emptied out. Yet…it’s the place where we have the highest likelihood of encountering God.