Monthly Archives: February 2013

Wisdom Secretly

               For behold, you look for truth deep within me, and will make me understand wisdom secretly       Psalm 51: 7  Σοφíα, (Sophia) Greek for wisdom is the root of my name, and I think I have been on a … Continue reading

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I am not ashamed of the Gospel

I am not ashamed of the Gospel: it is the power of God for salvation to every one who has faith…for in it the righteousness of God is revealed through faith for faith. (Rom 1:16-17) Last weekend, I traveled with a … Continue reading

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One of the best supplementary resources for the Daily Office, after the basic four, of course, of the Book of Common Prayer, a Bible, Lesser Feasts and Fasts (or its successor, Holy Men, Holy Women), and the Hymnal is “Readings … Continue reading

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Map Quest

Last weekend I had to ferry my daughter and her friend to a conference at National Harbor. I had never been to National Harbor. Knew by the name that it was most likely near water, but that was about it … Continue reading

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The Dust of Life Shared

At dusk last Wednesday a parishioner from St. Alban’s stood on a sidewalk facing Massachusetts Avenue waiting for a ride.  Having attended the noonday service earlier that day his forehead still bore the sign of his mortality and penitence.  While … Continue reading

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Too Little Time

Last week, on Valentine’s Day morning, at around 1:00 a.m. my best friend’s mother died.  I had been to see her mother earlier that night to pray and simply be present.  I received the call around 1:20 a.m. and by … Continue reading

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A Healing Place

I recently finished a book by Dr. Esther Sternberg titled Healing Places: The Science of Place and Well-Being.  In it she explores the science behind why certain places – places as divergent as Lourdes in France and a well-designed and … Continue reading

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