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Peace Be With You

Homily delivered at St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, Piney Parish, Waldorf, MD for Morning Prayer, April 19, 2015. In the name of One God; Father, Son and Holy Spirit. Amen. I couldn’t put my finger on why, exactly, but I had been feeling far away from God lately, like he wasn’t really hearing me. A case … Continue reading

If You Are Waiting for Christmas…

(Homily delivered on the Second Sunday of Advent; December 7, 2014 at St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, Waldorf, MD) In the name of One God; Father, Son and Holy Spirit. Amen. “Happy Holidays!” “Season’s Greetings!” “Merry Christmas!” Yes friends, it’s that time of year and the discussion resumes…what is the appropriate greeting for the season? After … Continue reading

The Tender Mercy of God

The Tender Mercy of God

May 25, 2014 St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, Piney Parish, Waldorf, MD “Let the words of my mouth and the meditation of my heart be acceptable in your sight, O Lord, my strength and my redeemer.” Amen So, get out your insert and if you have a writing instrument, you can mark these two sentences. Or … Continue reading

God the Father; Me the Son

It is normal to think of our children.  We worry about them.  We celebrate and sometimes share their successes. And we suffer and endure, perhaps even to a greater degree, their challenges and failures.  In raising four kids, even though they are all adults now, it is still true.  One is married and our son-in-law … Continue reading

Mrs. Brown and Roadside Tables

Mrs. Brown and Roadside Tables

(Homily delivered at St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, Piney Parish Sunday, February 16, 2014) In the name of One God; Father, Son and Holy Spirit.  Amen.   RULES, RULES, RULES! There are rules for games. There are rules for driving. There is the Golden Rule. There is the Rule of Law. There is Robert’s Rules of … Continue reading