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December 24, 2017

From the Episcopal Networks Collaborative  “O Antiphons:  Advent 2017” INCARNATION Sparking a Grassroots Movement I love to participate in Las Posadas (The Inns), a Mexican/Latin American tradition of depicting Mary and Joseph’s journey to...

December 24, 2017

Pray the Collect for This Sunday. Read the Scripture Together: Luke 1:26-38 Reflection: Here I Am ... Imagine young Mary’s surprise: She has just learned she carries the Messiah in her womb. Impossible! Rather than balk at the enormity of her call...

December 22, 2017

“Here is the world. Beautiful and terrible things will happen. Don’t be afraid” – Frederick Buechner In Charlottesville, VA on the afternoon hundreds of angry young men marched through the streets, I understood the words of the heavenly messenger...

December 21, 2017

What institutions and systems are broken near us? How will we participate in the repair, restoration, and healing of people, institutions, and systems? I recently witnessed the Province VIII Deacons’ Association gather in Reno, Nevada to grapple...

December 19, 2017

  Then I heard the voice of the Lord saying, “Whom shall I send, and who will go for us?” And I said, “Here am I; send me!” Isaiah 6:8 The celebration of Advent is possible only to those who are troubled in soul, who know themselves to be poor and...

December 18, 2017

Practicing the Way of Love In this holiday season, we often find ourselves attending social gatherings with colleagues, friends, family, and neighbors whom we may find “challenging.” Practicing the way of love sometimes feels like we should swallow...

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