Monthly Archives: February 2019

No More Angry Hermits!

+JMJ+ The Church’s story is filled with hermit saints: St Mary of Egypt, my personal favorite among them, but St Mary Magdalen, St Jerome, St Anthony, St Simon, St Seraphim praying in the woods, St Julian and her cat… so … Continue reading

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Coming Clean on Sheep and Goats

+JMJ+ I’ve heard this sermon so many times. I’ve preached this sermon at least once or twice.  I want to call bullshit. Or Sheepshit. The text is Matthew 25:31–46 and you can click through to read the whole thing, although here are the … Continue reading

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Things that trip us up

+JMJ+ In today’s epistle, the Love Chapter from 1st Corinthians, Paul says: If I give away everything I own,and if I hand my body over so that I may boast,but do not have love, I gain nothing. Through several accidents of … Continue reading

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