Monthly Archives: November 2017

A New (Old) Commitment

15 years ago I started a daily post on the assigned readings in the ECUSA Daily Office.  It was a two year commitment, and I made it all the way through. Most weeks I missed one day (some weeks 2), … Continue reading

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In the Ballpark, yo?

The 8th of 15 in a Series of Meditations on the 15 daily intentions offered by members of the Angelic Warfare Confraternity.I have an app called Twilight on my phone and on my Chromebook. As it gets dark outside, the app gradually shifts the … Continue reading

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Wherein We Snap & Play Guitar at Folk Mass

Christ the King Sunday, when it was instituted by Pius the XI in 1925, was placed on the Last Sunday in October. That made it a little awkward for Bible Readings (which still had to be doubled up) and for … Continue reading

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The Smiles We Left Behind

The 7th of 15 in a Series of Meditations on the 15 daily intentions offered by members of the Angelic Warfare Confraternity. The next intention is “that no memories of past experiences may disturb us in any way, but that the Lord will touch … Continue reading

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In a World of Pure Imagination

The 6th of 15 in a Series of Meditations on the 15 daily intentions offered by members of the Angelic Warfare Confraternity. Imagination is the wildest, the most unruly thing ever. The Church Fathers constantly warn us against it. It’s the one that only … Continue reading

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A Dangerous Book

Popular histories can tend to be strident, combative affairs: they carry on arguments on and off their pages, and come with definitive points of view. People love them or hate them. They divide readers and reviewers into camps of good … Continue reading

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Again! Again!

The 5th of 15 in a Series of Meditations on the 15 daily intentions offered by members of the Angelic Warfare Confraternity.We pray for a right ordering of our sensuality. In all of these intentions, this was one of two I had to look … Continue reading

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Custody of the Senses

The 4th of 15 in a Series of Meditations on the 15 daily intentions offered by members of the Angelic Warfare Confraternity.The next intention offered is one for our five senses. That “the things we see and hear, the food and drink we eat … Continue reading

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Allure and Glamour

The 3rd of 15 in a Series of Meditations on the 15 daily intentions offered by members of the Angelic Warfare Confraternity.After prayers for the world and for our relationships we turn to the first “me-related” prayer; asking for help in our efforts at … Continue reading

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For our relationships.

The 2nd of 15 in a Series of Meditations on the 15 daily intentions offered by members of the Angelic Warfare Confraternity.After praying for the world around us, we pray that all of our relationships may be “holy, healthy, pure, and honorable at all times.” It … Continue reading

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