Monthly Archives: May 2014

Apostello

“ἀποστέλλω: ζωής για τον σκοπό”   The above words in Greek are the translation of the theme for the 2014 ASP Summer Mission Programs.  As many may know, St. Alban’s is sending our largest group in recent years–16 youth and … Continue reading

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Celebrate! It’s Ascension Day!

How will you celebrate Ascension Day? He was lifted up before their eyes, and a cloud took him out of their sight – Act 1:9 I couldn’t let this day go by completely unheralded, though in fact we’ll have no … Continue reading

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Breaking our cages [repaired format]

Many years ago, when I was a young teen, I encountered Maya Angelou’s autobiography, I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings. The book is a harrowing account of growing up in poverty and incest, but it ends with a tender scene of the young … Continue reading

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Wildlife

When we non-clergy persons were invited to contribute to the Daily Cups, it was mentioned that our writings would sometimes have something to do with our ministries here. Sometimes they do, but more often not. It’s not often that I … Continue reading

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The Semantics of Flowers on Memorial Day

“The first official observance of what we now know as Memorial Day was held on May 30, 1868, by proclamation of John A. Logan, Commander in Chief of the Grand Army of the Republic and a Civil War veteran. The … Continue reading

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In Everything

“In everything do to others as you would have them do to you; for this is the law and the prophets.”   The quote above comes from the last verse assigned as the gospel passage for today’s service of Daily … Continue reading

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Birdsong

We have a lot of birds in our backyard, and Rock Creek Park is filled right now with migrating birds heading further north after their stop in the mid-Atlantic region. We even have a pair of tiny warblers (I think) … Continue reading

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