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Jesus Christ, Son of God, have mercy on me, a sinner
there, AO! A
happy and blessed New Year to you all. I really look forward to
reading your thoroughly loving and Christian editorial every week,
an oasis in a sea of vitriol! God bless you!
a very simple method of keeping sacred and secular together, which
works for me. I simply recite the Jesus Prayer constantly, whatever
I am doing, when possible with my lips, if not in my heart. It
has a surprising way of sacralizing the secular, or just enabling
me to see God in everything.
on exercising the God-given Anglican charism.
Retired, but in the Parish of St. Bartholomew
Crewkerne, Somerset, England, UK
2 January 2006
all caused by that leap second
a mark of my sense of disjointedness during
this period, I failed to check in to read the AO letter as is
my regular practice. It is now in the evening of Monday after
Sunday, January 1, 2006, "The
Holy Name of Our Lord Jesus Christ" which might have been designated
as the "First Sunday after Christmas"! Thus, thank you for the
letter-to-the-editor become essay, "A Christmas Letter" from the
Revd R. Edgar Wallace, beginning with a wonderful poem, "A Christmas
Carol" by the Revd Robert Herrick.
letter and Herrick's poem have helped to make this particular moment
a kind of "Second
Sunday After Christmas" for me, now that days of the week, in my
retirement, often aren't sequentially distinct or regularly chronological
in my mind, and sometimes don't matter - until I need to observe
a regular appointment determined by the calendars and clocks on
our walls, and the atomic clocks that presumably are in synchronization
with the leap second at the end of 2005 that has been added!
the Almighty for God's Incarnation in Jesus Christ, conceived of
the Holy Spirit and born of the Virgin Mary. Let us thank God that
Jesus came "for us and for our salvation".
Reverend Timothy Makoto Nakayama
St. Mark's Cathedral, Seattle - Diocese of Olympia
Seattle, Washington, USA
3 January 2006
where we argue about sex...
just want to know what is Episcopal Church all about?
a single mother. I have a boyfriend from Florida for more than
2 years now. He is a member of Episcopal Church. I hope
you can give me some informations about it and how to become a
member of your church...
a very strong faith in Jesus Christ. I have recieved Jesus Christ
as my personal saviour when I was 14 years old. It was conducted
by a born again Christian. However, I am going to church regularly
in the Roman Catholic Church since I was baptized as a Roman Catholic.
you very Much!
Maslog, Sibulan, Negros Oriental,
6 January 2006
(Ed: We referred Ms Ozoa to a parish near her home)
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