Tag Archives: God

A Good Gala

Yesterday evening I called a few parishioners to thank them for their help in making Planting the Seeds of Hope, our annual parish Gala and auction, a rousing success.  100% of the proceeds from this annual event at St. Alban’s Church will be given to … Continue reading

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Put Those Wretches to a Miserable Death

“They said to him, ‘He will put those wretches to a miserable death, and lease the vineyard to other tenants who will give him the produce at the harvest time.’ Jesus said to them, ‘Have you never read in the … Continue reading

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Falconer

The naturalist Helen Macdonald’s memoir, H is for Hawk,  tells of a year in which Helen wrestled with the reality of her father’s death by attempting to tame a particularly fierce kind of hawk. Early in her time with the … Continue reading

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Light and Dark

first posted on October 31, 2013 We are near the Eve of All Hallows (or All Saints as it is more commonly known now and shortened to “Halloween” of course), and this Sunday is All Saints Day, that feast day … Continue reading

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Gardening Hymns

Some of you may have read an article about prison gardens in Monday’s Washington Post [Prison Gardens, article], and if you are anything like me, your response was a big “DUH”. Of course nurturing something, in this case fruits and … Continue reading

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Todo Bien

The last two weeks have been hard ones in the church I serve. (Those of you who are there will know why.) We’ve been impacted by several losses, both in our church and in our community, none of them easy. … Continue reading

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The Other Trinity

In a weekday adult education offering at St. Alban’s Church we’ve been reading a new book by theologian Ellen Davis (Biblical Prophecy: Perspectives for Christian Theology, Discipleship and Ministry).  Chapter 4 begins with a quote from author, poet and conservationist  Wendell Berry:  There seems to … Continue reading

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