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A Year of Transformation

Rosh Hashanah Sermon 5778

Hebrew is a fascinating language, and over the centuries scholars have loved finding hidden meanings in words and letters. They would imagine hyper-links between words because of the letters’ numeric value, or rearrange them to “discover” new meanings to old words. 1,564 more words


Run the race marked out for you- Part 3

‘Therefore, since we are surrounded by such a great cloud of witnesses, let us throw off everything that hinders and the sin that so easily entangles. 814 more words

When Your Life is In Exile

Isaiah 51:1-6
     Listen to me, you that pursue righteousness, you that seek the Lord. Look to the rock from which you were hewn, and to the quarry from which you were dug. 919 more words


A Monk's Chronicle: 3 July MMXVII -- God's Never Done With Us

God’s Never Done With Us

During the last few days we’ve forged our way through the story of Abraham in the readings for the weekday Masses.   925 more words

Daily Devotion: "Consider It Not!"

Abraham decided that what God had told him (the Word given to him) WOULD come to past. The Word says that he did not doubt, he did not weaken in what he believed God for. 207 more words


God of Abundance and Mercy

Genesis 21:9-13 But Sarah saw the son of Hagar the Egyptian, whom she had borne to Abraham, playing with her son Isaac. 10 So she said to Abraham, “Cast out this slave woman with her son; for the son of this slave woman shall not inherit along with my son Isaac.” 11 The matter was very distressing to Abraham on account of his son. 671 more words


Time To Celebrate

Genesis 21:8 The child grew, and was weaned; and Abraham made a great feast on the day that Isaac was weaned. (NRSV)

Abraham and Sarah had waited a long time for Isaac to be born. 327 more words