Tag Archives: darkness

A Blessing for Traveling in the Dark

Go slow if you can. Slower. More slowly still. Friendly dark or fearsome, this is no place to break your neck by rushing, by running, by crashing into what you cannot see. Then again, it is true: different darks have … Continue reading

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Blessing

Now more than ever let us be the ones who will not turn away. Let us be the ones who will go farther into the wreck and deeper into the rubble. Let us be the ones who will enter into … Continue reading

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Oh Night Thou Wast My Guide

Upon a darkened night the flame of love was burning in my breast And by a lantern bright I fled my house while all in quiet rest Shrouded by the night And by the secret stair I quickly fled The … Continue reading

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Mary, Mother

. With your warm hands heal me in your body know me to your darkness draw me at your breast hold me. For I was homesick, and you brought me home; I was alone, and now I am in touch; … Continue reading

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For She Will Hide Me

I haven’t written anything particularly ‘introspective’ about vocation in some time… Perhaps it’s the winter, inner and outward hibernation… Waiting…  I still will not be writing much, so perhaps this is just noticing that there have been new things, surprising changes… … Continue reading

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Casting Away The Works of Darkness: The US Election, Post-Truth and the Alt-Right – Sermon preached by Janet Morley during Advent 2016

‘Give us grace that we may cast away the works of darkness and put upon us the armour of light.’ Based on a passage of Paul set for today, the rolling phrases of the traditional collect for Advent Sunday may … Continue reading

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There Will Be Light

The angel said to them, “Don’t be afraid! I am here with good news for you, which will bring great joy to all people.” Luke 2:10 The Angel Appearing to the Shepherds, Thomas Cole  The light shines in the darkness, and … Continue reading

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