Tag Archives: Love of God

Can’t Be Silenced

“Then they ordered them not to speak in the name of Jesus, and let them go….And every day in the temple and at home they did not cease to teach and proclaim Jesus as the Messiah.” Acts 5:40b, 42 When … Continue reading

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Word of The Day: Commandment

Commandment Mark 12:28-34   Jesus gives us our two most important commandments today in the Gospel reading for today’s celebration of Holy Eucharist.  Like many of Jesus’ teachings these two commandments are simple, yet difficult.  Love the Lord your God … Continue reading

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Well, It’s God

Today in the life of the church we celebrate the Apologist and Author, Clive Staples Lewis.  While I could write more than you’d want to read about what I think about the genius of C.S. Lewis, instead I would like … Continue reading

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A Pastoral Word for the Imperfect

Without doubt yesterday (Father’s Day) was a day of mixed blessings.  For every family that experienced a glorious day of togetherness there were throngs of us who muddled through the day with a sense of incompleteness and wonder.  After church … Continue reading

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Nothing

On Tuesday of this week I attended the funeral of a friend and mentor of mine.  She had picked out the hymns and readings several years ago.  For her family and those who knew her well there were no real … Continue reading

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No Golf Clap Please

Every now and again, I am struck powerfully by something I see, or hear, or experience randomly.  In these moments it feels as if I’m being given a gift by God.  Some of them are positive reactions and some are … Continue reading

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The Touch of Liturgy

A couple of years ago, a group of recent graduates from Virginia Theological Seminary, who now are priests all over the country, created a Facebook page where we could ask questions of one another, share our successes and failures, or … Continue reading

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