St. Patrick’s Breastplate


What a wonderful prayer/confession/affirmation. The Lorica, or St. Patrick’s Breastplate I arise today With a mighty power, Calling on the name of the Holy Trinity, Affirming His Threeness, Confessing His Oneness, Thanking my Creator, loving His Creation. I arise today Made strong by Christ’s coming. Made strong by His Baptism. Made strong by His crucifixion, […]

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Our Role: Moral Gatekeepers or Bearers of Glad Tidings?


This is from John Dickerson’s, The Decline of Evangelical America. Thanks to Wesley Hill for the link. … How can evangelicalism right itself? I don’t believe it can — at least, not back to the politically muscular force it was as recently as 2004, when white evangelicals gave President George W. Bush his narrow re-election. […]

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The World is Already Magical


You supply the caption. Wow. Klettshellir, Iceland (by hó) I keep snagging these images from Matt Crutchmer’s blog. One thing I love about them is how they reveal that the world we inhabit is already magical. Books on this abound, but two must-reads (seriously!) are Orthodoxy by G.K. Chesterton and Notes From the Tilt-A-Whirl by […]

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