Speaking to the Soul

Flight Meditation

by Josh Huber (Episcopal priest)   I. When I get on an airplane—first waiting in a vague anticipatory clump with strangers for my group number


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Artist interprets icons as a ‘longing for the divine’

By Solange De Santis. Worshipers and visitors to the main sanctuary, community center and chapel at Saint Luke’s Episcopal Church in Darien, Conn. are encountering a major, 100-piece art exhibit by Ludmila Pawlowska, an artist with Ukrainian roots who is dedicating 60% of any sales to Ukrainian refugee relief.


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It’s summer time! Time for summer reading

Summer is here and time to relax with a good book to take you to far away places, or help you get caught up with day-to-day topics of interest. Episcopal Journal offers an assortment of books to perk your interest.

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Those of us who defend abortion rights are deeply concerned for the dignity of women

By Lynn Shuler Teague

One of the many things I value about the Episcopal Church is its official position that women should have moral agency in the difficult issue of abortion. The teachings of our Church tell us that abortion is not to be used for “mere convenience” or as a substitute for birth control. However, the Church affirms the dignity and bodily autonomy of those who are pregnant and clearly opposes legislation to prohibit abortion.

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Subversive Undercroft #246

Lisa risks heat stroke to complete the episode where we learn the proper (actually over-the-top) way to hear a sermon and then we talk about three of Jesus’s short parable about prioritizing our commitment to follow in His path.

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Faith To Go: Celebrating our 250th episode

For this special edition Faith To Go formation team members David Tremaine and Charlette Preslar welcome back former co-host Maya Little-Saña and hear from former podcast guests who sent in God sightings, reflections on Faith To Go’s 250th episode, and points for this week’s  story of Jesus telling the disciples that he came not to bring peace, but division.

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A Call to Nursing – and Beyond

Readings for the feast of Florence Nightengale, Friday, August 12, 2022: Psalm 73:23-29, Jeremiah 30:12-17, Luke 10:29-37 In the story of the Good Samaritan, we are reminded

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Forest Sonnet, Whidby Island

(For a friend in grief, for the assurance of resurrection ) Now, no matter, child, the name:Sorrow’s springs are the same.No mouth had, no nor mind,

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Lost in prayer

Sometimes when I pray the words scurry by like ants I watch their silent progress unregistered on the kitchen scale undulating in their trail unnoticed until they become a swarm indistinguishable one from

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