Tag Archives: Practice

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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Holiday Season is also Holy Day Season

“Let’s find a way to share our gifts of spontaneous love and compassion moment by sacred moment, seeing all the while the Great Gift of interconnectedness and heart… Let us be reminded of that and rejoice in the light of … Continue reading

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Forgive and Forget? by The Rev. Richard E. Sindall

The following article is written by The Reverend Richard E. Sindall and has been reprinted here with his permission. For more information, please visit his website at Faith Thinking Aloud. “I can forgive, but I can’t forget.” I hear that … 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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What is your choice?

  “I imagine that one of the reasons people cling to their hates so stubbornly is because they sense, that once hate is gone, they will be forced to deal with pain.”   ~James Baldwin The morning is dreary as the … 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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