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Sunday Sonnet

Donne compares himself with four types of corruption: the drunkard, the thief, the sexually immoral and those who are proud of their acts. He did have a better vocabulary than we are allowed in this fallen time, where being proud is mandatory, and the godly sorrow of repentance is considered unthinkable, a crime against the […]

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Lectionary

6 October 19

There are two parts in today’ readings — as it is Sunday, they are long. The first is that our God can heal, even from dire situations. Praying for healing is always worthwhile. Yet, we know that there is no eternal life in this existence. The second is that leaders, even good ones, think of […]