Monthly Archives: August 2011

False Prophets

Usually, about this point in the quadrennial national election cycle, people begin to lament that we’ve entered into the “silly season” of campaign rhetoric—a phase that seems to lengthen with each go-round.  It’s usually categorized by the radical hyperbole and … Continue reading

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“I had trouble in getting to Solla Sollew”

Young children are God’s gift to adults, so we can relearn important lessons about life and laughter. George and I have been blessed with five grandchildren under six years of age, and we are expecting a sixth grandchild in September. … Continue reading

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Born Homesick

Last time I shared a cup with you all, I wrote about writing a letter to a granddaughter off at camp, and I reflected on the feelings I remember of being homesick away from home. As a matter of fact, … Continue reading

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Who we are

One of the things that we, as Americans, as Episcopalians, and maybe even as members of St. Alban’s think about all of the time is the larger body of Christ to which belong.  It is very easy to think about … Continue reading

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Name that tune – 87.87.66.66.7

A mighty fortress is our God of course Have you ever wondered about the information in very fine print at the end of each hymn?  Besides information about the composer and the source for the text, and a tune name … Continue reading

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Welcoming Your New Rector

[This past Sunday at our Parish Forum on the New Rector Transition, I spoke about the role of a rector in a parish and offered some of my own thoughts and experiences of what a priest goes through in making … Continue reading

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In order to know one another, we must go and meet one another.

This past Saturday at the Cathedral of the Incarnation in Baltimore, I had the joyous opportunity to assist at the marriage of an old friend from Massachusetts and his bride. Apolo, who is Ugandan, was a member of my parish … Continue reading

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