Continue reading “The Mysteries of Faith”
The mysteries of faith are degraded if they are madeSimone Weil, Gravity and Grace
into an object of affirmation and negation, when in
reality they should be an object of contemplation.
Responsive prayers by Margaret D. McGee, for use during Easter season or for All Saints/All Souls Day.
O God, who made the world and everything in it, we pray with one voice, proclaiming your presence to all the earth.Continue reading “O God, Who Made the World”
Last week, the book blog “A Life Through Books” posted an interview with me that focuses on my writing process. I enjoyed responding to all the questions, especially the last, which asked what comes next.Continue reading “Interview: A Life Through Books”
A poem for Easter
A litany for Easter services, by Margaret D. McGee.
Sing aloud, O mothers and sons! Fathers and daughters, sisters and brothers, rejoice and exult with all your hearts! Let us offer our prayers and thanksgivings with one voice, calling out the good news —Continue reading “Sing aloud, O Mothers and Fathers!”
A Poem for Holy Week
by Tom Robb
Homily for Maundy Thursday
Margaret D. McGee
Tonight, we hear a love story. At the story’s end, our God and Creator is visible, real and present, at a supper table, among a circle of friends.Continue reading “A Love Story”
Stumbling Toward God: A Prodigal’s Return
“An offbeat, engagingly written, appealingly uncertain spiritual memoir.” — Publisher’s WeeklyContinue reading “Publication of Stumbling Toward God, 2nd ed.”
Today is Ash Wednesday, the first day of Lent. At the Ash Wednesday service this evening, our rector Dianne Andrews will draw a cross on my forehead in ash and tell me to “Remember that you are dust, and to dust you shall return.” She’ll do that for every person who walks up to the altar. In response, I’ll say “Amen!”Continue reading “Remember That You Are Dust”
I’m delighted to open the curtains on a new look and feel for the Courtyard. I hope you like what you see!Continue reading “A New Look for the Courtyard”