Make Me Happy

Phillips Brooks “Happiness is the natural flower of duty,” said Phillips Brooks, perhaps the most well-known preacher of his generation in the 19th Century, who happened to be an Episcopalian. If you sit with someone long enough the conversation will eventually turn toward the topic of happiness – either implicitly or implied; are you happy… Continue reading Make Me Happy

Morning Prayer – The Fifth Sunday of Easter

Morning Prayer: The Fifth Sunday of Easter - 2020 Alleluia! Christ is risen.The Lord is risen indeed. Alleluia! Christ has entered, not into a sanctuary made with hands, acopy of the true one, but into heaven itself, now to appear inthe presence of God on our behalf.    Hebrews 9:24 You shall receive power when the Holy… Continue reading Morning Prayer – The Fifth Sunday of Easter

Learning A New Language

One of my early experiences of being overwhelmed by a sense of God's presence was discovering that I was not the first person in the world to be haunted by a sense of God's nearness. As both the planet and the sun in the midst of my own gravitational rotation, I honestly had a sense… Continue reading Learning A New Language

Easter 4 – Morning Prayer

Morning Prayer: The Fourth Sunday of Easter - 2020 Alleluia! Christ is risen.The Lord is risen indeed. Alleluia! Christ has entered, not into a sanctuary made with hands, acopy of the true one, but into heaven itself, now to appear inthe presence of God on our behalf.    Hebrews 9:24 You shall receive power when the Holy… Continue reading Easter 4 – Morning Prayer