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The Rev. John Gunn

Humility

The Rev. John Gunn (other)

Before the time of Christ, the word humility was a word of contempt. To call a man humble was to characterize him as cowardly and weak. But when Christ came, He took this hated word and made it one of the most honorable in our language.The Rev. John R. Gunn writes, "One cannot pay a man a greater tribute today than to say that he possesses the grace of humility."

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The Rt. Rev. Katharine Jefferts Schori

Join Hands, Reach Out, and Lift up

Mark 1:29-39

5th Sunday after the Epiphany - Year B

February 08, 2009

The Right Rev. Katharine Jefferts Schori (TEC)

I had news recently of the death of a friend's brother-in-law.  He was a 60-year old Viet Nam War vet, a man possessed by the demons of war, until he was finally released in death.  The last several decades of his life were filled with midnight terrors and round-the-clock attempts at self-medication.  As I wrote his family, I prayed that his wounded life might be resurrected in the healing of God's ultimate grace.  There are increasing numbers of haunted souls like him, each in need of healing. 

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The Rev. Dr. James B. Lemler (TEC)

The Rev. Dr. James B. Lemler is Director of Mission for the Episcopal Church USA, New York, NY, and former dean and president of Seabury-Western Theological Seminary.