It made me think about my own place of ministry…
This Thomey-family-cousins favorite, with a recipe by my grandma, Kay, only requires a microwave and is naturally gluten free!
Is there anything that can’t be made wonderful with poached eggs, or with polenta?
Finally, I cleaned up.
On Saturday, I resolved to clean up my house and life–maybe it was a lot to bite off on a weekend, but unsurprisingly, I didn’t quite accomplish my goal…
A few months ago, I made Dinner: A Love Story’s taco soup (from their first cookbook). The part that threw me the most was a suggested topping: fresh sliced avocado. Doesn’t avocado go in guacamole? It’s a best-served-cold vegetable (fruit!), isn’t it? My friends–be ready to be amazed: fresh sliced avocado is the best thing ever in chicken soup.
Remembering our hope; my colleague preached at our All Souls liturgy last week…
Originally posted on That Blessed Dependancy:
A Sermon Preached at the Requiem for All Souls’ Day, November 2, 2014
By the Rev’d Canon Dane E. Boston, Trinity Cathedral, Columbia, South Carolina
Texts: Isaiah 25:6-9; I Corinthians 15:50-58; John 5:24-27
“For this perishable body must put on imperishability, and this mortal body must put on immortality.”
May I speak in the Name of God the Father, God the Son, and God the Holy Ghost. Amen.
Our culture is not much inclined to the contemplation of Death. Advances in science and technology—in medicine and nutrition—have given us a sense of distance from Death unimaginable to our ancestors. A stroll through the Trinity Churchyard and a glance at the many stones there marking the resting places of children lost to treatable diseases and strong young people lost to war or accidents reminds us that, barely more than a century ago, Death was a power ever-present—a danger of which to…
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