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April 12, 2020

BY JOHN DONNE

death, be not proud, though some have called thee 

Mighty and dreadful, for thou art not so; 

For those whom thou think'st thou dost overthrow 

Die not, poor death, nor yet canst thou kill me. 

From rest and sleep, which but thy pictures be, 

Much pleasure; the...

April 11, 2020

Dean Kate Moorehead this morning:

"Today is a strange  day of waiting and grief ; sometimes we just have to wait."

Like a chrysalis, we must do the work to escape in order to become a beautiful butterfly.

and so we wait and work.

April 4, 2020

Psalm 137:4

How shall we sing the Lord's song upon an alien soil?

In 1997 when I went on a pilgrimage to Ireland, part of our preparation was to find a question to take with us and search for answers to as we journeyed. This question above was the one I chose. One of my...

March 31, 2020

                                                                                                                                             About five years ago, I went to a writing workshop at Christ Church...

March 27, 2020

1 Corinthians 12:27 – 13.3 (NRSV)

I speak in the tongues of mortals and of angels, but do not have love, I am a noisy gong or a clanging cymbal. And if I have prophetic powers, and understand all mysteries and all knowledge, and if I have all faith, so as to remove moun...

March 25, 2020

Luke 1. 26-38

The angel said to her, ‘Do not be afraid, Mary, for you have found favour with God. And now, you will conceive in your womb and bear a son, and you will name him Jesus. He will be great, and will be called the Son of the Most High, and the Lord God will gi...

March 24, 2020

So many people are reaching out with comforting thoughts, prayers and offerings. Though we are a people in crisis, we are also a people in love. If you are in public these days, you'll notice people look at each other with understanding eyes even six feet apart. People...

March 21, 2020

Mark 7. 1 - 23

When he had left the crowd and entered the house, his disciples asked him about the parable. He said to them, “Then do you also fail to understand? Do you not see that whatever goes into a person from outside cannot defile, since it enters, not the heart...

March 20, 2020

Mark 6. 47 - 56 

When evening came, the boat was out on the sea, and he was alone on the land.  When he saw that they were straining at the oars against an adverse wind, he came towards them early in the morning, walking on the sea. He intended to pass them by. But when...

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