Monthly Archives: February, 2012

I am not gay


Seems that a day does not go by where there is not a “gay” related story. If you are politically correct sort of person you have to be certain to have the L to come before the G and just to cover everyone you have to include the Q and I forget the latest letter …

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A rose by any other name


Beloved Friends, Over the years I have associated myself with what is loosely defined as “independent Catholicism” which for many is an oxymoron since by the very definition of the word ,”Catholicism”, a community or communion of believers is implied. Congregationalism on the other hand is inherently constituted as an independent expression with little or …

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” a rose by any other name”


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the closing of a cathedral


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Why I,that is yours truly,loves Downton Abbey


Beloved Friends, An article in National Catholic Reporter examined the reasons Americans love this drama so much and I added my two cents to the pot. The only difference between the British monarchy and aristocracy and the American version is one is inherited by birth and the other bought with much money which allows the …

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of a number of things


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Reflection on a Gospel Reading


Gospel Mk 8:22-26 When Jesus and his disciples arrived at Bethsaida, people brought to him a blind man and begged Jesus to touch him. He took the blind man by the hand and led him outside the village. Putting spittle on his eyes he laid his hands on the man and asked, “Do you see …

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Amazing growth


Beloved Friends, As of today the “Scripture, Prayer and Care Circle of All Saints and Sorts” community group on Facebook has grown to over 30 members! Thank you Lord for this Blessing. We have represented Anglican, Orthodox, ECC folke, Old Catholic, Reformed and even a wonderful person who is agnostic, officially! At the moment I …

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“NO” can be a good word


Beloved Friends, On the CBS Morning News there was a story about and an interview with a reporter who produced a documentary on underage drinking in the D C area. The story was not about the documentary so much as the hateful and even violent response to the reporter for doing the documentary. The kicker …

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ashvegas Re: New director announced for Asheville-Buncombe Community Relations Council


So much for open government and honesty of council members!

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