Monthly Archives: January 2015

Word of the Day

Wonders Psalm 40, Morning Prayer for Friday, January 30 We often think of God’s wonders as being huge, large and impressive–like the grand vista of time and space.  We also tend to zip on by thousands of wonders every day, … Continue reading

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A Life of Faith

Sometimes a daily cup of good news comes in stories and songs that don’t seem to have anything to do with church. The story and songs of “Les Miserables” tell of pain and redemption, law and grace.  Faith leads us … Continue reading

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The meaning of life (a small topic for a midweek blog)

Last week, in one of the classes I teach at my church, a participant brought in a cartoon for us to see. It showed a family visiting a theme park called “Philosophy World.” They were standing next to one of … Continue reading

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Plead not guilty

An article in the Post last week about a man in his 70’s exonerated by DNA evidence after 37 years in prison got me thinking about an incident in my time in law enforcement.  It was trivial by comparison, a … Continue reading

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avec les yeux dans ses yeux

Batter my heart, three-personed God, for you As yet but knock, breathe, shine, and seek to mend; That I may rise, and stand, o’erthrow me, and bend Your force to break, blow, burn, and make me new. I, like an … Continue reading

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The Good Word

Threshold Psalm 84:9 Feast of Phillips Brooks, VTS Graduate, Class of 1859 The divide that separates one space from the next can be as wide as an inch or seemingly a mile.  We are planted in the world, but God … Continue reading

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Flickers of Light

The United Nations has declared 2015 an “International Year of Light” (U.N. Year of Light). Several pieces sung during January and February by the choirs of St. Alban’s have texts that center on themes of light. Coincidence? We are now … Continue reading

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