Tag Archives: Communion

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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We Need a Miracle – by Steven Stillwell

A MIRACLE!  THAT’S IT!  THAT’S WHAT WE NEED! Things are going well here, or at least that is what it seems like to someone who has only been here for a short while.  The number of folks seems to be … 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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Pride and Faith

Pride and faith may seem like an odd title for a reflection. Especially when the overall subject of this blog is to talk about God in the World. Yet, once I type the word, “world”, putting the words pride and … 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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Changes in our World

Our discussion group talks about a lot of different things honestly and with tons of heart. We hope to address the seasons of the church year (Lent, Holy Week, Easter, etc), but often the world’s ways impact our conversation in … Continue reading

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Filling Our Cup

   “Simply be open and allow yourself to be held in the shelter of God. …Do not doubt your own spiritual experience.”    ~Joyce Rupp The past few weeks we have had a visit from a foster parent telling his … Continue reading

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