Monthly Archives: April 2013

When We Stumble, When We Fall

We stumble and fall constantly, even when we are most enlightened. But when we are in true spiritual darkness, we do not even know that we have fallen. —Thomas Merton PRAYER: (from the Lectionary) “Almighty God, whom truly to know … Continue reading

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From Boston to Baghdad

When peace, like a river, attendeth my way, When sorrows like sea billows roll; Whatever my lot, Thou has taught me to say, It is well, it is well, with my soul. PRAYER: (by Rev. Frederick William Schmidt, Professor of … Continue reading

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The Valley of the Shadow of Death

Yea, though I walk through the valley of the shadow of death, I will fear no evil: for thou art with me; thy rod and thy staff they comfort me. Thou preparest a table before me in the presence of … Continue reading

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The Valley of the Shadow of Death

Yea, though I walk through the valley of the shadow of death, I will fear no evil: for thou art with me; thy rod and thy staff they comfort me. Thou preparest a table before me in the presence of … Continue reading

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Maxie Dunnam on Adam Hamilton’s “Seeing Gray”

Originally posted on Juicy Ecumenism – The Institute on Religion & Democracy's Blog:
Former Asbury Seminary President Maxie Dunnam is one of the great elder statesmen of United Methodism, widely respected even by many who don’t share his evangelical…

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When It Gets Crazy

“Never forget that only dead fish swim with the stream” —Malcolm Muggeridge (1903-1990), English Journalist, Author, Satirist, Christian and WWII spy. PRAYER: “O God, early in the morning I cry to you. Help me to pray and gather my thoughts … Continue reading

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With All Due Respect…

“Silence in the face of evil is itself evil; God will not hold us guiltless. Not to speak is to speak. Not to act is to act.” —Dietrich Bonhoeffer, German theologian and Lutheran minister who openly spoke against Hitler and … Continue reading

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