Tag Archives: Augustine

What’s Different About Us?

Sitting in the car, a friend asked me a question: “What makes us different?” I had been talking about swim meets on Sundays. Most swim meets for masters swimmers in the U.S. are on Sundays which rules out competition for … Continue reading

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St. Patrick’s Insight into the Love of Christ

St. Patty deserves a little bit of love. Not just for his pretty incredible holiday, but also because he put into a prayer a world view that helps us the value in each person – in other words it reframes … Continue reading

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Book Review…. Trinity Sunday Style

Perhaps it’s a cop out – I intended to launch my book reviews tomorrow and post something up about the Trinity and our interactions with God. Then I realized, knowledge of the Trinity or where to read up on the … Continue reading

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Side Project: Prayers Before Reading Scripture

Over the last week, I’ve been rereading Augustine’s Confessions, a true classic of Christian literature. It has been inspiring and thought provoking, and it has come at a time that I have been working through creating my own prayers of … Continue reading

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Eating Together: Part 3 – Transubstantiation and Other Theories of Eucharist

Part 1 Part 2 Transubstantiation confuses the heck out of people. As a Methodist, I shouldn’t be as sentimental or defensive about Transubstantiation, but I find myself drawn to the sense of Christ’s real presence in the Eucharist that seems … Continue reading

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Darkness and Joy: School Book Choices?

Gatsby, The Giver, Romeo and Juliet… All pretty depressing, except the last one which is in fact hilarious. I’ve always wondered who selects the curriculum for high school / middle school reading, and quietly, I’ve wanted to flog them. Some … Continue reading

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