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  • Posted on Jun 18, 2018

This meditation is the homily from last Sunday’s 1662 Morning Prayer service which was part of the Mountainside Baroque Summer Music festival.  The Scholars of St Cecelia sang canticles from William Bryd’s Great Service and we chanted to the tunes composed by Thomas Morley.  It was a service of mystery and beauty.  The Episcopal Liturgy

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Dying to Self-An Eastertide Meditation

  • Posted on May 8, 2018

Eastertide Meditation—Dying to Self May 2018 This is my commandment that you love one another as I have loved you. No one has greater love than this, to lay down one’s life for one’s friends. John 15 When Christ calls a man, he bids him come and die. —Dietrich Bonhoeffer In our Gospel readings, we

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A New Year’s Meditation 2018

  • Posted on Apr 24, 2018

A NEW YEAR’S MEDITATION FROM EMMANUEL 2018 And the Word became flesh and lived among us, and we have seen his glory, the glory as of a father’s only son, full of grace and truth. John 1:16 The great poet Alfred Lord Tennyson gave us the poem “In Memoriam” which gave us these famous lines:

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Getting back up!

  • Posted on Oct 3, 2017

Meditation on Sunday Sermons of September 24 and October 1, 2017 So the last will be first, and the first will be last. Matthew 20:16 Therefore God also highly exalted him and gave him the name that is above every name, so that at the name of Jesus every knee should bend, in heaven and

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The Gift is in the Waiting

  • Posted on Jan 19, 2017

The spiritual lesson of Advent is waiting.   “The season of Advent usually begins with an eschatological text–a text about the end of the world– as a way of framing Advent as the end of an old order and the birth of a new era.”   There are many endings and beginnings in our lives.

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