Monthly Archives: February 2014

Sins and Iniquities

“He does not deal with us according to our sins,    nor repay us according to our iniquities.” Psalm 103:10 The portion of the Psalter appointed for today’s Eucharist is Psalm 103:1-4, 8-13.  And, although it might be about 5 days … Continue reading

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Annealed by God’s love

Today is the feast day on our liturgical calendar for the 17th century Anglican priest and metaphysical poet George Herbert.   Lord, how can man preach thy eternall word?                   He is a brittle crazie glasse: Yet in thy temple thou … Continue reading

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East of Eden

“Therefore the Lord God sent him forth from the garden of Eden, to till the ground from which he was taken. God drove out the man; and at the east of the garden of Eden he placed the cherubim, and … Continue reading

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St. Stephen

Yes, yes, I know. We are two months after the Feast of Stephen. But I have been reflecting on him the past few Sundays because when I am standing by the credence table during the 9:15 and 11:15 services, I … Continue reading

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RIP PB

Over the weekend the church I am a member of said goodbye to a friend.  And thanks to the church that I belong to the goodbye was magical, and holy.  Funny thing is, and as some parishioners helped me realize … Continue reading

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Our Faith, Our Works, Our Needs

“For just as the body without the spirit is dead, so faith without works is also dead. “ The statement above comes from today’s Epistle reading from the Daily Eucharist lectionary, from the Epistle of James (James 2:26).  This concluding statement … Continue reading

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The Beatitudes

Estonian composer Arvo Pärt (b. 1935) composed a setting of the Biblical text known as the Beatitudes in 1990, and it one of his few pieces to date with an English text.   From the Latin word for “happy” or “fortunate”, … Continue reading

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