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Leave Behind

“The scripture has imprisoned all things under the power of sin, so that what was promised through faith in Jesus Christ might be given to those who believe.” Galatians 3:22 (The Epistle reading for the Feast of Jonathan Myrick Daniels, … Continue reading

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Transfiguration

(updated from a posting in August, 2011) Tucked away on a quiet summer day – August 6 – is something known on our liturgical calendar as Transfiguration of our Lord.  Actually, in our lovely mastery of compromise, Episcopalians celebrate this … Continue reading

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Pilgrimage

Amphipolis, Apollonia, Thessalonica, Beroea, Athens….that’s five cities in 15 verses (from the New Testament portion of our Morning Prayer service today).  All I can say is: Well done, Paul, Timothy and Silas! Paul and his travelling companions were not on a whirlwind tour … Continue reading

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Graceland

We went to Graceland a few weeks ago. Thirty-three singers, together with 21 friends and family, left on July 13 for France to spend ten days singing and worshiping and building bonds of community. I don’t think any of us … Continue reading

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Real Dazzle

A few days ago, June 29 to be exact, the liturgical calendar celebrated the Feast Day for Saints Peter and Paul, patron saints of our neighbor, Washington National Cathedral. In Sam Portaro’s brilliant book of reflections on lesser feasts and … Continue reading

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An Angelic Poke

As choir members from St. Alban’s gear up to host an “Evening in Paris” on Saturday (to which you are warmly invited: Evening in Paris at Bistro St. Alban’s, October 4, 7:00 p.m.)  it was a wonderful coincidence, if there … Continue reading

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Walking

When I first start thinking about plans for my sabbatical more than a year ago I knew that I wanted to incorporate walking the Camino de Santiago de Compostela, also known as the Way of St. James, and also fulfill … Continue reading

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