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Martha and Mary

Adapted from a sermon given on the Sixth Sunday after Pentecost at All Souls’, Oklahoma City  By Christopher Yoder They say there are two kinds of...

A Helpful, Accessible Introduction

Reclaiming Rest The Promise of Sabbath, Solitude, and Stillness in a Restless World By Kate H. Rademacher Broadleaf, pp. 213, $16.99 Review by Abigail Woolley Cutter Kate Rademacher’s Reclaiming...

Priestly Sacrifice

You’ve probably seen “your pastor before and after coronavirus” memes on your Facebook feed. Over the course of a year, wrinkles sprout and wild...

The Way of Love: Rest

By Garwood P. Anderson “Come, Labor On.” Most Episcopalians will know that hymn, #542 in our 1982 Hymnal, to the tune of Ora Labora (Pray...

He Gives to His Beloved Sleep

I’ve been reflecting on the phenomenon of sleep, and in particular on how the Bible’s description of sleep can illuminate our understanding of what it means to be a creature of God.

The Reign of Grace

We are inescapably religious, and for David Zahl this is more of a curse than a blessing. 

Advice for the weary pastor: Seneca and the Stoics

A commonplace among clergy is that seminary hardly prepares the pastor for all the difficulties and trials found in the crucible of parish life, but a good seminary education at least furnishes an ability to identify the hardships as they come.

Consider your children, how they grow

What price do we really pay for our omni-technologized lives, and will our kids foot the bill?

Resources for practicing Sabbath rest

I feel … thin. Sort of stretched, like … butter scraped over too much bread. I need a holiday. A very long holiday.  — Bilbo...

Strive to enter that rest

The Daily Office requires each Christian to begin the day by reciting Psalm 95, meditating on the profound similarity between Israel's rebellion and the rebellion that lurks deep in every heart.


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