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“The chosen”

God doesn’t “save” those who pray more fervently, or pronounce the correct creed, or destroy living cancer cells in his “chosen.” Nor does he miraculously alter the laws of nature to interfere, scold, punish, or reward. God is love. God is. Continue reading

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Canada Prays: #prayersof #thanksgiving

CANADA PRAYS: An initiative of Anglican Fellowship of Prayer and Society of St John the Evangelist to help us all enter more deeply into the richness of prayer. For more information, please visit anglicanprayer.org or prayersofthepeople.org
This week: THANKSGIVING Continue reading

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Happy ThanksGiving!

I hope that you see this one day of Thanksgiving as an inspiration to give thanks year-round; use today as a starting point to give generously in the future. Continue reading

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The Thanksgiving letter

May your Thanksgiving be a time of giving thanks, of delighting in love, of walking in peace. Continue reading

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Love excludes ?

In some parishes the option to use the lections for “Harvest Thanksgiving” may be the cause of thanksgiving by preachers who thereby circumvent two rather difficult passages in the regular lections. But can stories of wrath and judgment teach us to love a God who practices exclusion? Should we also be thankful for what is not around the table of the kingdom banquet. Continue reading

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Saying Thank You

Today I’m blogging with a personal expression of gratitude. It’s nice sometimes to have a forum – like this blog – to be able to share things like this. So today I say thank you as I experience, profoundly, the presence of the living Christ in my life. And I pray that you find something to say thank you for. Continue reading

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Living Thankfully

I’ve been thinking about the movie The Hobbit lately. Our family rewatched it a couple weeks ago and despite some significant departures from the book we all found it enjoyable. There is a part in it that especially stands out … Continue reading

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Merry Christmas to our friends at…!

What other parishes, churches and/or denominations do you wish to send out greetings and thanksgiving? Continue reading

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Giving thanks

Anne Lamott has written in many places that she thinks that the two best prayers she knows are: “Help me, help me, help me,” and “thank you, thank you, thank you.” How are you praying the second one in your communities this year? Continue reading

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Autumn Leaves

Autumn leaves are beginning to fall! As I watch the leaves falling in the coming weeks, I will give thanks for the reminder of the blessings that fall equally gently into my life. Continue reading

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