Monthly Archives: February 2012

Reading with Grace Colored Glasses

Some highlights from previous readings of Ordination Exams – God give me strength. Continue reading

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A Holy Paradox

It is those who feel their sin with hurt and penitence who are the truly righteous, and it is those who are sure they are righteous and need no repentance who are the real sinners. It is the dispirited who … Continue reading

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Stop trying to be a Christian

We are not meant to control our Christianity; our Christianity is rather meant to control us.  From the standpoint of the Beatitudes, as indeed from the standpoint of the whole New Testament, it is an entire fallacy to think in … Continue reading

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Opposites Attract

We have been told that we have to make the Church attractive to the man outside, and the idea is to become as much like him as we can. The glory of the gospel is that when the Church is … Continue reading

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The Weight of our Sin

This Lenten season, turn the fast into a feast. Rather than giving up stuff, revel in the one thing that will bring you great joy! Continue reading

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Joining the Song

Creation was born in the resonance of the song sung by the lover of our souls. Our response to that love is to take up the song in joyous chorus. Continue reading

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Be Careful Little Tongues What You Say

The only difference between gossip and what we call news is the volume at which it is communicated. Read here for some advise on battling that pernicious sin of gossip. Continue reading

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