communion, rice pudding, and a pot of tea

After taking the bread and giving thanks, [Jesus] broke it and gave it to them, saying, “This is my body, which is given for you. Do this in remembrance of me.” In the same way, he took the cup after the meal and said, “This cup is the new covenant by my blood, which is poured out for you.” – Luke 22:19-20 Thursday evening’s communion service, … Continue reading communion, rice pudding, and a pot of tea

surely the presence of the Lord is in this place

Then he took a loaf of bread, and when he had given thanks, he broke it and gave it to them, saying, “This is my body, which is given for you. Do this in remembrance of me.” And he did the same with the cup after supper, saying, “This cup that is poured out for you is the new covenant in my blood.” – Luke … Continue reading surely the presence of the Lord is in this place

“shine like stars in the universe as you hold out the world of life…”

Do all things without murmuring and arguing, so that you may be blameless and innocent, children of God without blemish in the midst of a crooked and perverse generation, in which you shine like stars in the world. It is by your holding fast to the word of life that I can boast on the day of Christ that I did not run in vain … Continue reading “shine like stars in the universe as you hold out the world of life…”

the new covenant of peace

[Jesus] took the cup of wine after supper, saying, “This cup is the new covenant between God and his people—an agreement confirmed with my blood. Do this to remember me as often as you drink it.” 1 Corinthians 11:25 Saturday evening I was in the kitchen, having served Rebekah a really great meal. She was in our home study (most people call it a dining … Continue reading the new covenant of peace

why love trumps legal code (not, “When Trump loves legal code”!!)

VITAL STATISTICS: October has seen several new records for this blog: 18,817 views for the month, 5,840 signed up followers (to date), as of October 2 – the 2015 visitor count has already eclipsed that of 2014. SUNDAY ROCKS: Sunday is always a good day around Maul-Hall, and this weekend was no exception. I especially enjoyed sharing communion with my brothers and sisters at Wake Forest … Continue reading why love trumps legal code (not, “When Trump loves legal code”!!)

the frescoes of West Jefferson – going beyond a surface image…

Then he took a loaf of bread, and when he had given thanks, he broke it and gave it to them, saying, “This is my body, which is given for you. Do this in remembrance of me.” And he did the same with the cup after supper, saying, “This cup that is poured out for you is the new covenant in my blood”. – Luke 22:19-20 … Continue reading the frescoes of West Jefferson – going beyond a surface image…