Meditation Talk: Faith and Fear

Beth Adams gave this talk on December 9, 2014. Recently I read an interview with the writer Herta Müller, winner of the 2009 Nobel prize for literature. She was born in 1953, and grew up in a small German-speaking town that had become part of Romania after the end of...

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The Joy of Giving

The joy of giving (and the misery of stinginess) is celebrated in sentimental stories like A Christmas Carol and Gift of the Magi, and reflected upon in sermons and yes, our Wardens’ recent Christmas letter, too. At this time of year it is traditional to review what we give for...

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Thoughts for Tuesday Evening

Beth Adams, who leads Contemplative Prayer twice a month, reflects in this essay (adapted from her remarks preceding the meditation on November 25) about the setting and the changes the seasons bring.  Everyone is welcome to explore different varieties of contemplative prayer, Tuesdays at 5:45 in the Cathedral.  

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Spiritual Practice: Take Time To Review

For Christians, Advent begins a new year. At the start, a prayerful, honest review can be transformative. Take a moment to reflect, in God’s light, on the last 12 months—you can decide to focus on your personal situation your community, or your world. The Examen prayer is traditional—you can make...

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