Day: January 15, 2010

While England stalls, Scotland votes

While the movement towards women bishops is stalled in England because the revision committee missed their deadline, The Episcopal Church in Scotland moves towards the election of a new Bishop of Glasgow & Galloway for which one of the three finalists is a woman.

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Where is God in the earthquake?

Updated. Fr. Frank Logue, Vicar of King of Peace Episcopal Church in Kingsland, Georgia, shares this video reflection in response to the question “Where is God in the earthquake?” Also, here are some prayers, a hymn and a litany for Haiti.

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Here is my servant

Mysteries aren’t just something we haven’t figured out yet. Mysteries evade our comprehension in principle, because they involve the living God. Even the Scriptures are a mystery. Without faith and the Holy Spirit, they are just dead words on a page.

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Blind conformity

Many people fear nothing more terribly than to take a position which stands out sharply and clearly from the prevailing opinion. The tendency of most is to adopt a view that is so ambiguous that it will include everything and so popular that it will include everybody. . . . Not a few men, who cherish lofty and noble ideals, hide them under a bushel for fear of being called different.

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