Archive for February 2009

Reflecting on the psalms

If I could only have one book of the Bible it would be the psalms. Brother Abraham at St. Gregory’s Monastery reflects on praying the psalms on a regular rotation at the Abbey: The main activity here at St. Gregory‚Äôs consists of public corporate prayer in the Abbey Church, and the main part of that…

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The Annunciation

A friend sent me this poem on the Annunciation – the conception of Jesus and Mary’s response. It is a Mary I can embrace: It seems I must have been more fertile than mostto have taken that wind-blownthistledown softly-spoken wordinto my body and grown big-bellied with it.Nor was I the first: there had beenrumours of…

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G-dcasting

Parshat Va’eira from G-dcast.com More Torah cartoons at www.g-dcast.com

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5 Epiphany

Readings are here Looking at the reading from 1 Corinthians, Paul talks about becoming all things to all people so that they might hear the gospel. I wonder about that. Does it mean I have to give up all I have learned and believe? Do I become a Republican to reach Republicans, a Democrat to…

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A sermon

I have been playing with utterli – a social networking tool that can send audio and video to your friends. I recorded a sermon of one I preached a few years ago. The church had sent me the audio so I tried it on utterli. I also recorded me reading a book to the grandchildren…

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