Archive for November 2014

On Ferguson

From Benjamin Watson, football player with the New Orleans Saints: At some point while I was playing or preparing to play Monday Night Football, the news broke about the Ferguson Decision. After trying to figure out how I felt, I decided to write it down. Here are my thoughts: I’M ANGRY because the stories of…

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Presiding Bishop John Hines

My icon of what church should be: Former Presiding Bishop John Hines speaks about the Episcopal Church’s response to injustice and inequality. The interview is conducted by Mr. Hugh Downs for the Episcopal Television Network. This is an excerpt from a documentary with a working title of “Justice is the Corporate Face of Love” produced…

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UPDATE: lung stuff

I saw the doctor Thursday and he has a new med for me to try OFEV (nintedanib). Does a similar thing – stops or slows familial IPF. (idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis) but works differently so hopefully my liver will like it. They check my blood every 2 weeks to be sure that all systems are go. More about…

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Domination system or reign of God: what is “it” in this parable?

Wondering about the Landowner and his slaves and who joined the exploitation and who did not? There is something very troubling to me about today’s Gospel, Matthew 25:14-30. This well known parable is often preached in conjunction with stewardship campaigns and seems to confirm all our U.S. cultural myths about how to get ahead and that…

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Hooray for the Scottish Episcopal Church

The Revd Kelvin Holdsworth writes on the connection between our two Episcopal Churches – Scotland and the U.S. at his blog. Thank you Thank you. That point in the Eucharist is the most important for me as a priest – I feel like I am standing in the center of time — all of time…

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