Monthly Archives: May 2011

Faith Seeking Understanding

Oddly enough, I have always liked riding public transportation, especially the subway (Metro in DC) and the bus. I think it is because it gives me a window, literally and albeit briefly, into the reality of other people’s lives. I … Continue reading

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Graced

I’d been in something of a funk this week.  Sad about leaving, worried over the details of a trip to Taiwan, stressed about the move, I was no fun to be around.  That was until the other night when I … Continue reading

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Consider the lilies of the field…

…they toil not, neither do they spin. (Matthew 6:28) They are simply beautiful, without any purpose, except to bring beauty to a place for a brief time.  So much of Anglican worship is like the lily – beautiful, but without … Continue reading

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St. Paul to the People of Athens–and America

This coming Sunday in the reading from Acts we will hear the account of Paul’s first visit to the renowned city of Athens.  As the capital city of “the glory that was Greece,” the people of Athens represented the diversity … Continue reading

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Cradle Episcopalians

“Please introduce yourself. Give us your name, your religious tradition and share something you would like us to know about you.” For many years, I have facilitated ecumenical dialogues between Christians in a local community, and interfaith dialogues between Jews, … Continue reading

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Finding Home

Back to being in my cups after a time of abstinence… After a few weeks away, I’m joining the staff blogging on Mondays, although I’ve been enjoying regular connections with many of the St. Alban’s family from my suburban residence … Continue reading

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Guarded Treasure

High atop a steep bluff at the edge of the Pacific Ocean on an island that you can barely see from the front deck of my childhood home, there is an ancient obsidian quarry.  Over the centuries the original peoples … Continue reading

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