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The practice of centering prayer at St. Mark’s has moved online, meeting every day at 8:00 a.m. on Zoom. For more information or to join the group, contact the Rev. Patricia Catalano, adjunct clergy at St. Mark’s.
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The image of Jesus off alone praying crops up in the narratives of his life and as I have gotten older I have craved this kind of example that he sets, this connection to quiet, and to his ability to anchor the work that he is doing in the world. I have spent more time in quiet meditation since March than I have since I was in seminary. I have gotten quiet a lot. I am trying to find a way to anchor this experience of grief and sadness as we continue to try and stay home and keep each other safe. Cases are over five million in this country and over 160,000 people have died. More
Well…. Not only did he teach with them, parable after parable, story after story he spent time with them, and he with drew got on a boat and moved to another place in says in the text that, “Moved to compassion Jesus moved along them and healed them.”
Moved to compassion, what a great phrase. What a wonderful way to hear about moving through the world. What an amazing aspirational stance to take when you look at people. I looked at people and I was moved to compassion. We look at a group of people and we are moved to compassion. We look at each other and we are moved to compassion. More
John Lewis once said, “You cannot be afraid to speak up and speak out for what you believe. You have to have courage, raw courage.” Senator Kamala Harris said, In his memory, let’s continue to speak out against injustice and have the courage to make good trouble.
It is in saying what we believe in power that will enter into a conversation, you can not keep your head down, you have to in times like these say what you believe and put your stakes in the ground. John Lewis did that.
John Lewis said what he meant and he stood by it, marched for it, rode for it, got jailed for it and put himself out on the line for it.
We honor him by holding accountable the powers that be who could pass laws that open the way for all people to vote, saying nice things about him now that he is dead and gone, NO. Honor him by passing the voting rights act. We need to make sure that people can vote rather than judge them for not voting. More