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Presiding Bishop Michael Curry

“We must pray … we must pray for the spirit of our nation, that a spirit of love and compassion and goodness and decency would pervade and that spirits of hatred and bigotry would be cast away.” A statement from Presiding Bishop Michael Curry…

How you beat the Devil!

9/27/2018 senior sermon The Collect Everlasting God, you have ordained and constituted in a wonderful order the ministries of angels and mortals: Mercifully grant that, as your holy angels always serve and worship you in heaven, so by your appointment they may help and…

Stories, Rain Coats and Mark 8:27-38

When I attended an all girl’s catholic high school, the priest came over to the convent which aligned itself right behind the school to hear our confessions for reconciliation. We lined up nervously in our plaid skirts, white oxford shirts and green blazers. Anxious…

Life is Fragile – Love

Holy Spirit come to us, Kindle in us the fire of your love. Holy Spirit come to us. Jesus said it is by your love for one another That everyone will recognize, you as my disciple. Jesus said, no one has greater love than…

Fire and Ice: telling my story…

Story, we’re encouraged to tell our story. In the Episcopal Diocese of New Jersey, the theme for the last few years has been, “Know Your Story, Live it Boldly.” It’s not at all that unique to the diocese as the greater Church itself has…

Will you strive for justice and peace among all people, and respect the dignity of every human being?

(A short sermon for class) John 19:1-6 “Then Pilate took Jesus and flogged him. And the soldiers twisted together a crown of thorns and put it on his head and arrayed him in a purple robe. They came up to him, saying, “Hail, King…

Jerusalem living in me… ( yup, a kinda final reflection)

Yes, I did just title this “A Kinda Final Reflection.” Jerusalem, the Holy Land lives within side of me as a transformative subtle haunting, calling me back yet illuminating so much of all that makes up me. I feel myself as clay being morphed…

Journey to Jericho and onward…

Tiberias to Nazareth and now on our way to Jericho, down the Jordan and eventually the Dead Sea. What a journey! Yesterday we began our day in Zippori ( Sepphoris ) where I wept when I heard the Song of Ascents Psalm 121 sung…

The Home of Jesus

I began writing from the van yesterday morning as we began our day making our way from Tiberias to Nazareth where we met with the Sisters of Nazareth. This is a journey away from tourism and straight to an active archeological site in which…

Holy Land 01/11/2018: Magadala, Capernaum and more…

Last night we stayed in Tiberias. We will be here another two nights before moving onward. I am having some internet connection issues here so I have been trying to blog from our van off of my phone. Yes, believe it or not we…

Mount of Beatitudes 01/11/18

Holy Land 2018: Solidifying Scripture

(Pictures from today’s travels through Joppa (Jaffa), Caesarea, and Megiddo can be located on the blog menu above. Holy Land Photos plus the additional photo pages listed by location. Enjoy!) “You must learn, you must let God teach you, that the only way to…

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Episcopal. Millennial. Queer. Black. FRESH.

the view from over here

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