Tag Archives: joy

What do you hope for?

Last weekend, our parish set up an enormous graffiti-board at a festival called Flowermart  that we knew was going to draw a couple thousand people. (Jim Quigley blogged about the idea here: http://stalbansdc.org/the-daily-cup/from-bones-to-hope/.) What happened was pretty magical: People of all ages … Continue reading

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Illegitimi non carborundum

The title for my Daily Cup today is a mock-Latin phrase which has often been translated: “Don’t let the bastards grind you down.”  In reading the Gospel passage assigned for today’s Office of Morning Prayer, one could very easily have … Continue reading

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Christmas Eve

There’s a video going around YouTube this Christmas of Alison Krauss and Yo-Yo Ma recording an ancient song called the Wexford Carol, and right at the start, before they begin, Krauss says, “Maybe we can get it on the first … Continue reading

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Wade in the Tsunami

I’ve been away for five weeks, and many of you have kindly read what became “Daily Gallon of Good News” in my postings from South Africa and Istanbul.  I thought you might now enjoy a “Daily Teaspoon of Good News”, … Continue reading

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Looking for Joy

On this second day of Lent I want to remind you to look for joy. It’s easy to feel joyful during the festivities of Easter, but during these somber days of Lent?  Those who were in church for an Ash … Continue reading

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It’s Magic, You Know?

On Saturday evening, January Eleventh, in the year of Our Lord 2014, Deacon Juan Pastor Reyes was ordained to the Sacred Order of Priests.  The service was magical.  Perhaps, as someone who is ordained and all, rather than describing the … Continue reading

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Joy to the world

Pure, exuberant joy.  So many of us would like to reclaim that feeling for Christmas from our childhoods.  Life gets more complicated though, expectations change, and joy is sometimes more elusive than we’d like.  While there is nothing simple about … Continue reading

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