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This seems like a good time to remember that Jesus did not invent the cross. That cruel intersection of brutality and labour came from no divine inspiration, but rather from the same spirit that haunted prisons like Abu Ghraib. It … Continue reading
My God, my God, why have you forsaken me? Life shines in the dark lens of your countenance. When you hide your face, all die, and return to the earth. Was it dust or grief, guilt or love that made … Continue reading
… Those moments when the world telescopes down, folds up like a map that will not go back the same way, creases turning inside out and sideways. Like that one time in an dim alcove of Notre Dame: “Of all … Continue reading
So it is Lent; but because we are not Puritans but Episcopalians, we can still have a little fun. Today, I have brought a new game to get us in the mood to consider this morning’s gospel. It is called, … Continue reading
This was originally published by the RevGalBlogPals in their weekly email. (No cats were harmed in the making of this Advent meditation.) I adjusted my Advent prayer rituals after acquiring a third cat. Animals are supposed to have a natural fear … Continue reading
My kingdom, says Jesus, is not from this world. We pray, constantly, thy kingdom come, thy will be done on earth, because the kingdom of Christ is not from this world, but this world needs it, badly. If my kingdom … Continue reading
Governor John Kasich Riffe Center, 30th Floor 77 South High Street Columbus, OH 43215-6117 November 18, 2015 Dear Governor Kasich, I write to you as a priest and not a politician; I write to you as a citizen of the … Continue reading
She will not lay down ’til besetting rage, undone, stoops to kiss the dead.