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Prayer and Forgiveness

A sermon preached on The Sixth Sunday after Trinity at The Anglican Church of St. Thomas the Apostle, Kefalas, Crete July 28, 2019 11:00 am The readings for the day were Colossians 2:6-15, Psalm 85 and Luke 11:1-13. Well, given these … Continue reading

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George Herbert at Prayer (1)

This is another sonnet by George Herbert, but what a sonnet. Look for a controlling verb and you won’t find one. No, what we have here is a cascade of words creating  pictures of prayer. It sounds like a 16th … Continue reading

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When I Pray: Prayer Cycles

When I pray I have a number of ever-changing people, places, and things that I remember. In the congregation I now serve we have a Prayer Net and the person organizing it keeps track of people to pray for – … Continue reading

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When I Pray

Prayer is fundamentally not about changing God’s mind, but about changing ours. It’s not as if we can change God’s mind, because talking about God having a “mind” is a rather anthropomorphic projection of how we think God works. Granted, … Continue reading

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