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…Observance of a holy Lent

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Dear People of God: The first Christians observed with great devotion the days of our Lord’s passion and resurrection, and it became the custom of the Church to prepare for them by a season of penitence and fasting. This season of Lent provided a time in which converts to the faith were prepared for…(Read More)

What is #myepiscopalidentity?

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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…(Read More)

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…(Read More)

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…(Read More)

My brother’s keeper

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On April 6, 2015, a man walked out of a federal prison in Butner, North Carolina, and got a ride to the Raleigh-Durham airport. He flew to Portland, Oregon, and started a new life. His new residence: a fold-out couch in my home office…(Read More)

A Rule of Life: Prayer

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This originally appeared as part of the Daily Sip, a ministry of St John’s Cathedral in Denver, CO by Charles LaFond     This is the third chapter in my series on writing a Rule of life and it is the chapter on prayer. Again, a Rule of life is simply a series of…(Read More)

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