Monthly Archives: September 2015

Shine

“No one after lighting a lamp puts it under the bushel basket, but on the lampstand, and it gives light to all in the house. In the same way, let your light shine before others, so that they may see … Continue reading

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Twenty Years and Three Legs

Twenty years ago this month I began working as a musician at St. Alban’s Episcopal Church. Sometime early in those years I learned the mantra of all church musicians who take their job seriously – that a church musician is … Continue reading

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Holy Cross Day

Holy Cross Day was yesterday. As an Associate of the Order of the Holy Cross, I would like to share some thoughts about it with you. The date, September 14, derives from the date in 335 AD when the Church … Continue reading

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Sign Language

At our adult forum at St. Alban’s Church we periodically have what we call Ask a Priest day, when the clergy stand before parishioners and answer questions.  Anything goes.   In the few Ask a Priest forums that I have participated … Continue reading

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Filling Up

Perhaps you also heard the repeat of a 60 Minutes episode this past Sunday on “mindfulness,’  in which Ohio Congressman Tim Ryan talks about his belief that being mindful can change the way Congress interacts and could even change the … Continue reading

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Bridge

Sunday afternoon, I took a long walk beside the Potomac River. I began in Georgetown, walked past the boat house, having its last big weekend; past Kennedy Center; headed toward the Lincoln Memorial; and then, on a whim, across Memorial … Continue reading

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Life’s Simple Joys

Jonnie Sue and I were able to join in the celebration of the birthday of the eldest of our three newest granddaughters, Catherine, who turned five on Saturday.  We headed down to Lexington Park in St. Mary’s County, Maryland, right … Continue reading

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