• A Litany of Penance

    It’s Lent season in the Church Calendar. I ran across this Litany of Penance from the Book of Common Prayer tonight and thought I’d share it. Litany of Penance Most holy and merciful Father: I confess that I have sinned by my own fault in thought, word, and deed; by what I have done, and …

  • A Week in the Life of Writing a Sermon…

    Your week might look a bit different than mine, but on the weeks I’m teaching, this is a sample of what the week looks like for me… Monday:  Wake up excited about what you’re teaching on.  Start a massive brain dump of all of the ideas you have, look up all the scriptures you can …

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  • The Virgin Prayer (Richard Rohr)

    Love this… thought I’d share it with you… You must seek to be a blank slate. You must desire to remain unwritten on. No choosing of this or that. Not ‘I am good because.’ Nor ‘I am not good because.’ Neither excitement nor boredom. Remaining Nothing, An unchosen virgin, And unchoosing too, just empty. No …