Many will praise his understanding;it will never be blotted out.His memory will not disappear,and his name will live through all generations.Nations will speak of his wisdom,and the congregation will proclaim his praise.[Sirach 39:9-10] This Sunday, September 12, many Episcopal parishes will celebrate the life and legacy of Alexander Crummell, the first African-American priest to beContinue reading “FAITH OVERCOMES ADVERSITY – ALEXANDER CRUMMELL”

The Dawn from on High

Each day during morning prayers I recite the following verses: In the tender compassion of our Godthe dawn from on high will break upon us,to shine on those who dwell in darknessand the shadow of death,and to guide our feet into the way of peace These words are taken from the first chapter of theContinue reading “The Dawn from on High”

LENT 2021 – DAY 26

Jeremiah 22:13-23 Romans 8:12-27 John 6:41-51 When we cry, “Abba! Father!” it is that very Spirit bearing witness with our spirit that we are children of God, and if children, then heirs, heirs of God and joint heirs with Christ—if, in fact, we suffer with him so that we may also be glorified with him.[Romans 8:15b-17]Continue reading “LENT 2021 – DAY 26”