The Daily Office is an ancient way to pray. It marks the passage of time by offering Morning and Evening Prayer as written in the Book of Common Prayer of The Episcopal Church, headquartered in the United States. (You’ll notice the spellings are American.) Each service features psalms, Bible readings and prayers. We occasionally use other texts as well.
You are invited to join in this exploration of Marcus Borg’s portrait of Jesus and what it can mean for Christian life and faith.
Some family pics, older ones ranging from 1950’s through the 90’s, that I had on Picasa…… Continue reading
I’m trying this WP blog app on my McBook Air….
I decided to read this book to learn more about the Gays in the church issue. I had already changed my views from non-affirming to affirming based on my own thinking and reading personal stories of Gay Christians but I wanted to learn more about the subject.
This book is about a conservative Gay Christian and how he learned to accept himself as both Gay and Christian. Being a conservative Christian he offers detailed arguments from scripture to support his views that Gay marriage and Christian Faith are compatible.
I gave the book 3-stars because for me the detailed arguing from scripture sometimes grew tedious. But it was a useful exercise to show that the Bible is not always as “cut and dried” as some people think it is…
Not what you think ! I’m referring to your mobile device….
This is your brain on mobile: A critique of destructive smartphone habits diagnosed by someone that makes a living off of them.
Had a nice but hectic weekend, expensive too ’cause I bought a new bike. Went to State College to visit grand kids and to DuBois to vist parents. Saturday was really hectic, we drove up, did a bike ride and then got a haircut and pedicure. The pedicure was the Woman’s idea…..
Some pics from the weekend…… Continue reading
I saw their Facebook page, looked interesting so I will post it here to look at later….
The chapters in this small book can be read in any order, and are short and easy to understand. Each story, inspirational quote and teaching offers mindfulness-enhancing techniques that anyone can relate to, reinforcing what we intuitively know but have somehow forgotten. Buddhism is all about training the mind, and boot camp is an ideal training method for this generation’s short attention span. http://goo.gl/IpUdv