This mortal weight: flesh, resurrection, and patience
We bear the weight that surrounds us in the daily trappings of life: waking, sleeping, eating, drinking, working, concerning oneself with the plight of one's neighbor. These things are a joy at times, but at others they sit heavily across the shoulders.
“It is finished”: the residue of the Passion in Eastertide
Jesus’ ministry in the world was, as it were, a betrothal. But the Cross is the consummation of the union of divine nature and human nature.
My wife and I are raising our two sons in a graveyard. For the churchyard is clearly a place for the living, as well as the dead.
Keeping Easter in a world of change
My early formation as an Episcopalian was shaped to a large extent by the first person I ever felt confident in calling “my priest.” Among his many notable features, I learned much from the way he kept Easter. ... Read More...