Monthly Archives: April, 2013

Islam and religion in general


The community of faith gave us the Scriptures not the other way round and when you idolize sacred script you pervert it. Islam’s failure is the perception that Islam does not denounce terror as a tool of religious belief. This being said however there is a vast cultural divide between the law and concept of …

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those crazy Episcopalians


As a non-Episcopalian I am confused on some finer points of your code of canon law. When did the office of Presiding Bishop become “supra hierarchical”? Can your current PB act unilaterally and without the consent of the Convention? How do you explain that under the General Principles of Neutrality in law ,with regards to …

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Counterfeit Christianity


Counterfeit Christianity is a term I use to refer to the American “brand” of Christianity. On the one extreme, the far right self named “evangelical” app is marked by a union of two great heresies. One is the so called “prosperity” dogma of one of the most insidiously evil and unjust systems of greed and …

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The Great American Lie


When I was growing up I was constantly told that “in America” hard work and dedication would guarantee you a good life. But even then as I looked around me and saw people who worked Very hard and were Very dedicated to their jobs I wondered if that was really true. After all, these hardworking …

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Poem


How deep is mystery aligned with light as a lamppost aligned with darkness yet opposing it how silent is the night made loud with nothingness but given life like a symphony with a conductor so is the beating of stars and shadows heard only in the bowl of echoes like a sterile building hoarding sound …

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Monday 22 of April


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Boston UK


Here is one photo of Boston UK

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“A Sabbatical”


Beloved Friends I have told my Facebook group that as of April 21st I am taking a “sabbatical” from social media sites such as Facebook. I have done postings of liturgical readings and propers with commentary for over 2 years and I am in need of some time to reflect and relax. Social media in …

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“Red” Sunday Sabbath April 21st


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Readings for April 20th


“To whom shall we go?” indeed! Today April 20th in Coptic Church it is the Commemoration of the Falling Asleep in the Lord of St Alexander of Jerusalem and the Feast of St Antonios of Tamoui. In the Mar Thoma Church of India it is the Feast of St Eugene the Abbot. In the Russian/OCA …

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