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It’s broccoli and dessert

What sat so badly in my gut those many years ago was the perceived necessity of making the Work somehow palatable to those who would, or should do it. The Work is all around us, all the time, and it is deeply un-sexy stuff

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Tell everyone who will listen

The story of one woman’s encounter with Mother Theresa who told her “to tell everyone who will listen what you have seen, what you have heard and what you have done in Kolkata.” Over twenty-eight years later, the now Rev. Susan is still telling the story; her service to others is still inspired by what she witnessed in Kolkata.

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Rumors to the contrary

by Linda Ryan

Today being my furlough day from work, I had a little more discretionary time after I got up than I usually do. I found a video I’d been meaning to watch and promptly sat there mesmerized for nearly half an hour. The video featured the Very Rev. Ian Markham, Dean of the Virginia Theological Seminary, speaking to the convention of the Diocese of Delaware on “the Myth of the Decline of the Episcopal Church.” He was articulate, spoke […]

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