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Hindel Mindel Muddles Through the High Holidays 5775

One of the most haunting and powerful prayers of the High Holiday service, “U’ntaneh Tokef” (We cede power to the holiness of the day), is also one of the most disturbing. 816 more words

Receiving Forgiveness

As we have noted several times, granting forgiveness and granting forgiveness go hand in hand. Although receiving forgiveness wasn’t listed in the process of forgiveness, it is receiving forgiveness that completes the new cycle and breaks the cycle of revenge. 799 more words

Peace

11)HA'OROT-OROT HA'TSHUVA:THE LIGHTS OF RETURN

11) HA’OROT-OROT HATSHUVA: THE LIGHTS OF RETURN

“When one forgets the essence of one’s own soul, when one distracts their mind from attending to the substantive content of their own inner life, everything becomes confused and uncertain. 1,540 more words

Dying Thief Accepts Christ as His Saviour

And he said unto Jesus, Lord, remember me when thou comest into thy kingdom.” (Luke 23:42)   

 

“To the last of His work Christ is a sin-pardoner. 352 more words

Power

Reconciliation and the Visible Church

The CCC says in §1445:

Reconciliation with the Church is inseparable from reconciliation with God.

Reconciliation with God and with the Church go together. You can’t have one without the other.

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Apologetics

Picture of the day: À genoux...

There are some things I simply don’t understand (either the motivation/or the practice), and this is one of them. While I was at the Oratoire snapping some shots, I saw a lady of Indian origin, dressed in traditional garb, climbing the stairs on her knees. 32 more words

Photography

Botticelli's Trinity Altarpiece at the Courtauld Gallery

This was first presented as a spot-light talk in July 2014 as part of the Courtauld Gallery’s public programmes events (hence the somewhat odd references to kneeling down… but don’t let that put you off!) 1,301 more words