As members of what The Rt. Rev. Michael Curry refers to as ‘The Jesus Movement’, we have a tough act to follow. Jesus commands that we love one another, and to ‘turn the other cheek’ when assaulted. How do we do that in times of war and injustice? Perhaps we can reconcile these thoughts if […]
To put ourselves in the shoes of St. Francis of Assisi is to find the perfect peace that derives from selfless service to others.
In his letter to the Philippians, St. Paul invites members of the community to reflect upon those elements of personal identity that define us. Are they ‘credits’ or ‘debits’, for those of us on a spiritual journey? How does this ‘audit’ of our understanding of ourselves, serve to ‘add’ or ‘detract’ from our being in […]
In today’s New Testament reading from Paul’s letter to the Romans, we have summarized for us all the complexity of the ‘Law’ into one simple yet powerful expression: “Love your Neighbor as Yourself”.
Our Baptism into the family of God, and the covenant it embodies, is central to defining who we are as a Christian people. We are called to immerse ourselves into the human condition, to ‘die’ to old ways and to be reborn in Jesus Christ. We are called to be God’s instrument of justice and […]