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Bread of life

I knew, in my body and in my soul and in the core of my being that what was offered at that altar was something I needed, something I wanted, something I could not live without. I still can’t quite explain it; I still know that it is true. Continue reading

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Year B Proper 15: the bread of life

“How can this man give us his flesh to eat on the moon?” they demanded to know, adding, “This is getting a little ridiculous.”

So Jesus said to them, “Very truly, I tell you, unless you eat the flesh of the Son of Man and drink his blood, you have no life in you.” Continue reading

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The strange story of Barry Baker

There are occasional joys in being a borderline hoarder. This week at Bible Study, we were looking at the Gospel for the coming Sunday, and feeling as bewildered as the poor people in the passage wondering what the devil Jesus … Continue reading

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Year B Proper 15: Mystery, faith and Goldilocks

Saturday, August 18th, St Andrew’s Episcopal Church, Elyria, Ohio “The Jews disputed among themselves, saying, ‘How can this man give us his flesh to eat?’” Often in John’s Gospel, when the Jews do not understand what Jesus is trying to … Continue reading

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Bread of life recipe

Flour (an offering of the fine stuff) Yeast (use sparingly: a little leavens the whole loaf) Water (living brand preferred) Salt (make sure it has not lost its saltiness) Need. Rest. Need again. Rest again. Come unto me all ye … Continue reading

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Comfortably numb

We all know that feeling. When we’ve been resting on our laurels – or our haunches, more likely – for a little too long, and things – feet, other extremities – have ‘fallen asleep. ‘ Gone numb. That was the … Continue reading

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