Reflections

Reflections
A friend of mine, the rector of a lively parish, tells the story of an older parishioner, a reserved Episcopalian who never spoke of her faith publicly, but who had shared with her priest a dramatic moment of God's spirit in her life. The rector (of course!) tried to get her to share this…
Reflections
Along Route 28 between Orleans and Chatham is a rowboat emblazoned with the word HOPE. I frequently traveled that way a few years back and I used to look for that boat and wonder about the motivation of its owner. What made that person put that boat our there for all to see? Was that person very…
Reflections
Advent, beginning this year on Dec. 1, is the four-week season of anticipation and preparation for Christ’s birth, a time when the Episcopal Church’s Book of Common Prayer petitions that God “give us grace that we may cast away the works of darkness, and put upon us the armor of light.” Here are…
Reflections
The brothers of the Society of St. John the Evangelist are again offering a digital Advent calendar, which is available on Pinterest and via e-mail. (You do not need a Pinterest account to view the calendar.) Every day a new window opens, offering a moment of solace and reflection as to the true…