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Candlemas – 29 January 2017

Malachi 3.1-4, Luke 2:22-40 Wisdom seeks consolation but is open to controversy   O God, grant me the serenity to accept the things I cannot change Courage to change the things I can And wisdom to know the difference.  Amen … Continue reading

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The Foolishness of the Cross

Opening Prayer Christ of the passion, as we gather in your name, lead us deeper into the wisdom revealed in your suffering and embodied on the cross; rid us of the fear of being judged foolish for owning your name … Continue reading

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Wisdom is Waiting

Moments of great calm, kneeling before an altar of wood in a stone church in summer, waiting for God to speak; the air a staircase for silence; the sun’s light ringing me, as though I acted a great role. And the audience still; all that close throng of spirits waiting, as I, for the message. Prompt me, God; But not yet. When I speak, though it be you who speak through me, something is lost. The meaning is in the waiting. Continue reading

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Artistry of Faith: Embracing Wisdom

THEOLOGY as a discipline is not a Christian innovation.  We know that there were Jewish theologians in first century Palestine, principally exegetes of Torah (Genesis – Deuteronomy).  And although the body of rabbinic interpretative literature we possess comes from the … Continue reading

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