Click on the title link for a deeper perspective on the current situation at the 2021 Tokyo Olympics. From Episcopal priest and blogger, Jim Friedrich.
Music, the universal language. The many genres of music speak to the heart in a way almost no words can. Music gives an added layer of meaning, an added dimension, to almost every situation whether it’s time alone, a social occasion, or watching a movie or a tv show. It has the power to heighten the level of engagement and awareness in all of these and many more activities.
The Raising of Lazarus From the Gospel of John, Chapter 11, NIV. The story of Lazarus in the New Testament of the Christian Bible is a profound and sacred testimony of the power of God’s love through His life in Jesus. Lazarus, the brother of Mary and Martha, lived in Bethany which was a small… Continue reading The Raising of Lazarus
The Prayer of St Francis of Assisi Lord, make me an instrument of thy peace. Where there is hatred, let me sow love; Where there is injury, pardon; Where there is doubt, faith; Where there is despair, hope; Where there is darkness, light; Where there is sadness, joy. O Divine Master, Grant that I may… Continue reading Prayer of St Francis
Jesus continued: “There was a man who had two sons. The younger one said to his father, ‘Father, give me my share of the estate.’ So he divided his property between them. “Not long after that, the younger son got together all he had, set off for a distant country and there squandered… Continue reading A Story of Love and Forgiveness
From The Prophet by Kahlil Gibran. And an old priest said, Speak to us of Religion. And he said: Have I spoken this day of aught else? Is not religion all deeds and all reflection, And that which is neither deed nor reflection, but a wonder and a surprise ever springing in the… Continue reading On Religion