Contemplation on a Theme of Higher Thought

Almighty God, unto whom all hearts are open, all desires known, and from whom no secrets are hid; Cleanse the thoughts of our hearts by the inspiration of thy Holy Spirit, that we may perfectly love thee, and worthily magnify thy holy Name; through Christ our Lord. Amen…..1929 BCP

The Living Stream

There is a stream, whose gentle flow Supplies the city of our God; Life, love, and joy still gliding through, And watering our divine abode: That sacred stream, thine holy word, That all our raging fear controls; Sweet peace thy promises afford, And give new strength to fainting souls. … Isaac Watts

Praise the Lord

Father, You are the one, true God. You are our help and shield, the source of all blessing. I will extol the Lord both now and for evermore. Praise the Lord!

A Goodly Way

“Two roads diverged in a wood, and I—I took the one less traveled by, And that has made all the difference” (Robert Frost, 1874–1963). Lord, save me from the way of death; keep me on the way of life. Lord, thank You that You do not just show me the way; You are Yourself the…

God Fashioned Time and Space God, who had fashioned time and space in a clockwork of billions of suns and stars and moons, in the form of his beloved Son became a human being like ourselves. On the microscopic midge of planet he remained for thirty-three years. He became a real man, and the only perfect one. While continuing to be the true God, he was born in a stable and lived as a working man and died on a cross. He came to show us how to live, not for a few years but eternally. …Fulton Oursler

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Unproven

Where I go myself follows. Id and ego, even being drizzles away. I am unseen even in shadow of the sun.   How do I prove or set value for or in a disappearing self? I cannot walk away even though I am not. Is it  then cowardess or hubris?   Oh Light of the…

Holy Week Words II

St. Augustine’s prayer posted yesterday is a call to praise, worship, belief and joy in forces unseen greater than ourselves.  Holy Week, the week leading up to Easter, the day of Resurrection from death to life, from UN-seeing to seeing, from despair to joy, changes  absolutely everything. I look at the work of the artists and their…