Monthly Archives: August 2015

Bandaids to Bricks

There’s isn’t a graduate of an Episcopal Seminary, the popular adult education offering Education for Ministry, or hopefully any graduate of a Confirmation or Inquirer’s class in the Episcopal Church that doesn’t have an image of the legendary Anglican thinker Richard Hooker’s three-legged stool firmly … Continue reading

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Moses the Black

In doing research for what will hopefully become a Daily Cup, every now and again, I come across a bit of information about the church, or theology, or in this case, a saint, that out of curiosity makes me want … Continue reading

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Agree to Disagree

My husband and I went to a lecture at Chautauqua in western New York a few weeks ago, with very low expectations. In fact, we sat near the edge so that we could make our escape as soon as boredom … Continue reading

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The first time I met her, we chatted for a few minutes, then turned away, uninterested. It was our first week of seminary, and both of us had the same immediate impression: “No, not that one.” I don’t remember when … Continue reading

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“Greater love hath no man than that he lay down his life for his friend.” In the pantheon of American heroes, one of the highest places surely belongs to Ken Bellau.  If you missed his story in the Washington Post … Continue reading

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Mea Culpa

A Daily Cup last week, one written by yours truly, began like this: “As is likely true for many others, yesterday was one of the most memorable days that I have ever experienced in church.”   Indeed, last Sunday was a … Continue reading

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Not Easy

“You shall love the Lord your God with all your heart, and with all your soul, and with all your mind.” This is the greatest and first commandment. And a second is like it: “You shall love your neighbour as … Continue reading

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