Category: Devotional

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TGIF

The things you’ll learn if you pay attention… It was lunch time for the cats…I knew this because Chloe burst through the door with much fanfare and noise. She was hungry and wanted food...

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TGIF

I awoke to a tap, tap, tap on my face. I assumed this was Chloe and I assumed I’d better get up because when tapping fails, Chloe moves to biting…she will not be ignored....

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TGIF

It’s not every morning, but it’s most mornings…I wake up with a throbbing headache. This is because though it’s not every night, it’s most nights that I have those dreams. Those dreams where you...

Christ is Risen! 7 10

Christ is Risen!

Christ is Risen!   In the Orthodox tradition, a Homily of St. John Chrysostom is read aloud at the first service of Easter.  It is sometimes an interactive reading with the congregation participating.  During...

Good Friday 9 6

Good Friday

“Like the ancients, we know about ashes, and smoldering ruins, and collapse of dreams, and loss of treasure, and failed faith, and dislocation, and anxiety, and anger, and self-pity. For we have watched the...

Maundy Thursday: Duane W.H. Arnold, PhD 11 16

Maundy Thursday: Duane W.H. Arnold, PhD

Maundy Thursday The meal was done. The observance of Passover was complete.  The week had started with triumph. As Jesus had come into the city, people had greeted him, laying palms in his path. ...

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TGIF

The last two years have been a trial for all of us. Whilst moaning to myself about this ongoing viral siege, I noted that Smokey had not been affected at all. What could I...