Washington “National” Cathedral

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I love it. It's a great space. I worked there for three years.  We shouldn’t be spending federal money to repair it.But according to the Los Angeles Times, Mayor Vincent Gray is seeking 15 million dollars in Federal Emergency Management funds to help the Cathedral make the repairs needed after an earthquake rocked the limestone perched high above our nation’s capitol.Why not?One: the separation of church and stateFar too many interpret the freedom we allow for religion as freedom from rel … [Read more...]

At Rest in the Sanctuary of the Soul

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My thanks to the folks at Patheos for an invitation to participate in an on-line roundtable devoted to Richard Foster’s Sanctuary of the Soul.  Foster issues a fresh invitation to journey into God through meditative prayer. Exploring the way in which Scripture, icons, silence, and other practices can serve us on that journey, Foster succeeds in teaching us to pray without losing sight of the real invitation: a life of intimacy with God in Christ.  The post that follows is not a review, but a rea … [Read more...]


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