“The difference between a path and a road is not only the obvious one. A path is little more than a habit that comes with knowledge of a place. It is a sort of ritual of familiarity. As a form, it is a form of contact with a known landscape. It is not destructive. It…

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Jesus’s crown was a twisted laurel wreath of thorns. In his suffering he is revealed as king, though not the king either the people around him expected or we want today. He is not a king like the kings of this world. He is not going to conquer you. He is not going to destroy…

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When I was a teenager in Mississippi, there was this one kid who was a little older and way cooler than me.  Well, he was cooler than anyone else at the school. And he walked just like Michael Jordan. It is this long stride, lanky casual gait that just looked totally relaxed even when moving…

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Bring some bangers and mash a week early. Every year for more than a decade, we have celebrated Seabury Sunday with bagpipes, drums, tartans, and flags. Next weekend we will celebrate the first bishop to be consecrated for the nascent American Episcopal Church. This is the birthday for our denomination, and a chance to sneak…

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