Monthly Archives: July 2015

Pilgrimage

Amphipolis, Apollonia, Thessalonica, Beroea, Athens….that’s five cities in 15 verses (from the New Testament portion of our Morning Prayer service today).  All I can say is: Well done, Paul, Timothy and Silas! Paul and his travelling companions were not on a whirlwind tour … Continue reading

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Graceland

We went to Graceland a few weeks ago. Thirty-three singers, together with 21 friends and family, left on July 13 for France to spend ten days singing and worshiping and building bonds of community. I don’t think any of us … Continue reading

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Lines composed on an android tablet…

…on the bus, headed for Notre Dame de Paris, on our last day in France.  Typing 1-finger style on a 7″ tablet; will it work?   We’ll see.  Yesterday, at Giverny, Monet’s place, was a glorious thrill of a lifetime experience … Continue reading

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Oh, Thomas

Today in the life of the church we celebrate the Feast of Thomas à Kempis, Priest 1471.   As I was preparing for the ASP Mission Trip I was rather surprised to read a prayer by Thomas in one of … Continue reading

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Calling

The term “call” is often used in the church, and even sometimes outside of church, as a suggestion that God is talking directly to us, informing an action or direction in life. People are called to service of all kinds … Continue reading

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Magdalene

They were called Magdalene Houses, after the woman who was friends with Jesus. From the 18th to the 20th centuries, they offered refuge to single women who had become pregnant: a safe place to bear a child, screened from the … Continue reading

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All Things New

“Behold, I am making all things new.” Also he said, “Write this down, for these words are trustworthy and true.” Revelation 21.5 Last Monday I spent a couple of hours talking with a college student considering a vocation in the … Continue reading

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