Tag Archives: Episcopal Cafe

On being lost

Today’s Speaking to the Soul at the Episcopal Cafe draws upon my word to the parish for March, as well as a much older memory of being (almost) lost in the wilderness Once, we thought we were lost for real. … Continue reading

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A prayer for a bad day

(Save it for when you need it. May you never need it.) This post first appeared at the Episcopal Cafe, Speaking to the Soul, on February 10, 2021 There are days that will not let go.They drag at you like … Continue reading

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A midweek prayer in the middle of the night

Flying dark with the bats, I send out prayers,
trying to locate God by their echoes. Continue reading

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How to read the Bible

There is a section in one of my church Bibles called, “How to read the Bible.” My curiosity says I ought to check it out; my concern wonders if it isn’t a bit late for that by this point in … Continue reading

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How cats answer prayers

I know that I have a weakness for whimsy, but there was something about that cat. She had a flash on her forehead that was the exact colour of the sand in the Jordan desert. Continue reading

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This world

A word of scripture whispered in my ear and would not let me go. Continue reading

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Bumper sticker theology

Last month, the Episcopal Cafe reported that the Diocese of Delaware has made Episcopal license plates available (not plate-holders – actual license plates!) – http://www.episcopalcafe.com/lead/dioceses/episcopal_plates_1.html The Cafe also sampled a blogpost, “Automotive Evangelism,” by a driver of the plates, Elizabeth … Continue reading

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Wednesday, December 14th: Adults only!

Over the past week, I’ve noticed a certain theme emerging on the chatter feeds around me: Santa. Love him or leave him? An article in the Episcopal Cafe quoted a story about an Episcopal priest who always invited Santa to … Continue reading

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Do you forgive me?

In the movie, Fiddler on the Roof, there is a duet between Tevye and Golde in which Tevye asks his wife of 25 years, “Do you love me?” After all that time together, Golde is surprised by the question: what … Continue reading

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