Advent and House-Building

Today’s Readings for the Daily Office Psalm 31 (Morning) Psalm 35 (Evening) Haggai 1:1-15 Rev. 2:18-29 Matt. 23:27-39   Advent and House-Building There is a debate in the Anglican communion—or, at least there was once upon a time—about whether Advent is a penitential season. The tide seems to have turned

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Enemies and End Times

Today’s Readings for the Daily Office Psalm 56, 57, [58] (Morning) Psalm 64, 65 (Evening) Neh. 6:1-19 Rev. 10:1-11 Matt. 13:36-43   Enemies and End Times How about some thorny questions: If all humankind is one, if we are all created in God’s image, do we have enemies? Who are

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L’Chaim!

Today’s Readings for the Daily Office Psalm 118 (Morning) Psalm 145 (Evening) 2 Kings 20: 1-21 Acts 12:1-17 Luke 7:11-17   L’Chaim! If you’ve ever seen Fiddler on the Roof or heard the soundtrack, you can probably hum along (or maybe dance along!) with the most upbeat number in the

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