Category Archives: Silence

For the New Year by Jane Blackburn

A new year is upon us. What shall I put on my list of resolutions? How about a resolution Not to resolve anything new? The quest for perfection Is useless, and deceiving, and disheartening. The world shouts at us Look … Continue reading

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Fall on My Knees (a poem by JRobin Whitley)

During the healing service, I wanted to fall on my knees again. How long it has been since I, sinner and saint, felt the presence of G_d and wanted to fall on my knees. G_d had not been absent. There … Continue reading

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A Message about Holy Cross Episcopal in Valle Crucis, NC, USA

Living in the mountains has many advantages for me. First, there is something in the mountains that is intangible but that gives me great joy. Then, there is nature and that gives me joy regardless of the landscape, but the … Continue reading

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Prayers are Like Wildflowers

Wildflowers have always been a favorite of mine. Yet, what some call wildflowers, others call weeds. That may make some wonder why I would title this blog writing, Prayers are Like Wildflowers. Isn’t that similar to saying that prayers are … Continue reading

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Broken as the Bread of Christ

“Our greatest fulfillment lies in giving ourselves to others.”

― Henri J.M. Nouwen, Life of the Beloved: Spiritual Living in a Secular World Continue reading

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Preaching and Music in Boone

Never place a period where God has placed a comma.
~ Gracie Allen Continue reading

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Lent and Grief

Psalm 73:23 New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)
23 Nevertheless I am continually with you;
you hold my right hand. Continue reading

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