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The Good Friday Offering

I knew the Good Friday Offering went to support the Anglican Diocese of Jerusalem, but I knew no details until reading Dialog, a quarterly publication of the Diocese of Texas (east Texas). It was a surprise to me to learn that we Episcopalians operate 15 schools in Israel, Palestine and Jordan. Many of the students…

Sunday Reflection; March 20, 2016

Coming to the City Nearest You Jesus comes to Jerusalem, the city nearest you. Jesus comes to the gate, to the synagogue, to houses prepared for wedding parties, to the pools where people wait to be healed, to the temple where lambs are sold, to gardens, beautiful in the moonlight. He comes to the governor’s…

HEARING OR LISTENING

Then a voice from the cloud said, “This is my Son, my Chosen One. Listen to him.” (Luke 9:35). There is a long distance between hearing and listening. When it comes to the similarities between listening and hearing, the only one is you use your ears for both. After that, they’re very different. Hearing is…

Soaking Prayer; Wednesday, March 16

Soaking Prayer, Led by Jackie Doss Walking with God; Wednesday, March 16, following the Stations of the Cross at 6:00 Soaking prayer is a form of contemplative prayer that uses music, scripture, narration, and prayer to aid the participant in resting and listening for God. It’s a wonderful, relaxing time that will give your soul…

Sunday Reflection; March 13, 2016

“Because” by Thom M. Shuman because we have preserved our joy in manna jars for the long winter of despair, storing them in the dark corners of our souls, we have forgotten its gritty taste; because we have put a tight lid on our joy, and put it in the back of the pantry, we…