Of course, having made reference to my Sunday Sermon in the previous blog post, I really should post that too... God is nowhere?
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Am going through a rediscovery of various things - including some of the music I haven't listened to for a while, and a reconnection with the heartfelt part of faith. It's easy to get lost in the practicalities of Church, or the intellectual aspects of talking of faith. This last year has been a journey into a deeper emotional engagement with my own faith and a desire to share and foster that in the community I am privileged to be leading , St John The Divine, Victoria . Anyway, this song works well as part of a theme. J ars of Clay , Silence. The video is fan made...
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I wondered about putting this on New Kid Deep Stuff, but decided that things have been too quiet here lately - so here's my thoughts for the commemoration of St Monnica, mother of St Augustine, which is marked tomorrow (August 27th) in the Anglican Calendar. First of all I need to share what the Anglican Church of Canada writes in the way of biographical information for this day: Today we remember Monnica, a woman of fourth-century North Africa and the mother of Augustine of Hippo. She was a devout Christian, regular in her prayers and careful in raising her children to be Christians as well. However, her eldest son Augustine wandered away from the Church in his youth and came under the spell of an outlaw sect known as the Manichees. Monnica refused to give up on her son and tried to get others to argue him out of his infatuation with Manichean teachings. She once approached a bishop who told her that, given time, her son would certainly outgrow his false opinions. But