Refresh my memory, / With words of Moses and Jesus, / To help me follow your ways / And imagine your future.
On weekdays when I am not traveling, it has been my custom to begin and end my days with prayer in the cathedral — prayer that is anchored in the daily office, supplemented by some personal devotions.
Has the Episcopal Church developed a more profound focus on the adoration of God, a renewed commitment to justice work grounded in the Incarnation, or a sense of Anglican identity across the real and painful conflicts that have come to define us?
The prayers of the rosary are designed, not to give us a way of bypassing Jesus, but to take us right to him.
Those wise men brought such manifestly impractical gifts to the infant Christ: gold, frankincense, and myrrh.
Revelation is always disorienting. The finite cannot comprehend the infinite.
Every moment may be set apart and consecrated to God through acts of Christian service and devotion. What else is the Christian life but this?
Whatever it is, it is anti-puritanical. It is against the simplistic modern legal precisions (both Catholic and Protestant) and their tendency to sever the good and the beautiful from the true.