Monthly Archives: September 2011

Equipped for Every Good Work

In the Liturgical Calendar today we celebrate the life of Jerome.  In the Catholic church he is known as a “Doctor of the Church,” a title given to those individuals who have contributed greatly to the theology and doctrine of … Continue reading

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Administrators of Cosmic Intelligence

  Michaelmas, as today is known in other parts of the Anglican Communion, is celebrated on September 29.  In England it’s a day associated with the change of seasons, since it falls near the autumnal equinox, and was a day when … Continue reading

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New Wineskins

Jesus said, “No one puts new wine into old wineskins; otherwise, the wine will burst the skins, and the wine is lost, and so are the skins; but one puts new wine into fresh wineskins.” (Mark 2:22) It can be … Continue reading

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God Bless You!

God bless you!, or Bless you!, is a common polite English response we offer when someone near us sneezes. Sometimes we hear someone say, Gesundheit, which means to your health, the German equivalent used by many people, some of whom may … Continue reading

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It was here, somewhere…

Where are my keys?  Where are my glasses?  Where did I park the car? All of these questions came out of my mouth (at least once) at some time or another this last weekend.  It wasn’t an unusually complicated or … Continue reading

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Be Real

In the gospel reading for today, Matthew 6:7-15 Jesus is instructing his disciples about the language they should use when they pray.  We say these words every Sunday, or a slight derivation of them, at any rate…The Lord’s Prayer.  But at the start … Continue reading

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‘See, I am making all things new.’

When people ask me, “where are you from?”, I always hesitate, not sure how much information they really want to know. I do not have a “home town” or place where my family lived for years and where I grew … Continue reading

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