What do we mean when we say, “He descended to the dead”?

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In a bit of a jab at my bishop and my diocesan communications director, who assigned an impossibly obtuse phrase of our Apostles Creed, I have composed on the Episcopal Diocese of Dallas blog a post which uses The Princess Bride and Monty Python and the Holy Grail as its primary texts to explicate this affirmation.  find it HERE

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“I’d never cried like that before, but the psalmist had”

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Today, I write at the Covenant Blog about how memorizing prayers has helped me deal with death.  Check it out HERE.

I’ve also written about how I’ve seen God through life with my grandpa over the last weeks and years.  Look HERE for an irregular Eucharist.  And HERE for what he’s learned from illness.