The other day at the end of a Renovatus podcast, I heard this open invitation to the eucharist/communion table. It struck me as sacred, beautiful, and embracing. I wanted to remember it and to share it, so I am posting it here. This is the Table, not of the church, but of the Lord. It… Continue reading The Invitation
Almost a year ago, Kansas Bob and I had an interesting conversation on his post, Are all humans immortal? This topic has come up again recently in several conversations, so I thought that I would share our earlier discussion and ask you to share your thoughts and perspective. Kansas Bob: Most people believe that all… Continue reading Immortality
Below are excerpts from an emotionally moving report by Dan Wentzel on the Sandusky verdict. My thoughts and prayers are with the victims, the Sandusky family, and Jerry Sandusky, may he experience mercy and truth which can heal his deep brokenness. Juror No. 4, the foreman, gray-haired and middle-aged, stood high in the back row… Continue reading Justice for the Oppressed
I am very aware of how much the religious blogging conversation and the players involved have changed over the past several years. Probably the best way to explain how I also have changed would be to simply jump back in and start posting again. Yet, I feel the need to give fair warning that my… Continue reading Where Did We Leave Off?
That really is the question. A few thoughts about being and non-being… First, George MacDonald: “There could have been no darkness but for the light. Without God there would not even have been nothing; there would not have existed the idea of nothing, any more than any reality of nothing, but that He exists and… Continue reading To Be or Not To Be?
I will likely write an update post soon, but for now, I wanted to post this prayer from yesterday’s daily office because I like it and I want to remember it. Gracious Father, we pray for your holy catholic church. Fill it with all truth, in all truth, with all peace. Where it is corrupt,… Continue reading A Good Place to Start Again
First a great quote from Shaun in the comments of the previous post: The best of us are not nearly good enough and the worst of us are not bad enough that His grace can’t reach us. As promised, a few quotes from Between Noon and Three (Robert Farrar Capon): …they will not be discovered,… Continue reading What Do We Get Away With?