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Exciting News

Pardon me for taking a bit of a detour this week from the path of theological reflection I normally follow for my Daily Cups on Fridays, but I have some exciting news to share:  The Diocese of Washington is going … Continue reading

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Do it. Just do it.

“But be doers of the word…doers who act—they will be blessed in their doing.”  James 1:22, 25b   For the last month I have been teaching a Wednesday evening class “Living our Faith Monday through Saturday” as part of our “Get Fed” program.  A couple … Continue reading

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Put on Your Armor

Collect for Advent 1: “Almighty God, give us grace to cast away the works of darkness, and put on the armor of light, now in the time of this mortal life in which your Son Jesus Christ came to visit … Continue reading

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Joyous Song

“Make a joyful noise to the Lord, all the earth;    break forth into joyous song and sing praises.”  Psalm 98:4 One of the jobs I had before coming to seminary involved a lot of driving around a sales territory.  Spending an … Continue reading

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It is Necessary

Today in the life of the church we have a “red letter” feast day, that of St. Luke.  Author of, “The Gospel according to Luke,” and the book of Acts, Luke has played a tremendous role in how we understand … Continue reading

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My Burden is Light

Today in the life of the church we celebrate the feast of St. Francis of Assisi.  The gospel reading assigned to his feast day is Matthew 11:25-35.  The second half of the reading, verses 28-30 are as follows: 28 “Come … Continue reading

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Almost a Pilgrim

On Monday, August 5 the J2A Youth Group (15 and 16-year-olds) and their adult mentors (of whom I’m blessed to be one) will depart St. Alban’s in the early afternoon for eight days of travel in Wales.  The pilgrimage is … Continue reading

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