An original music improvisation with images in video format for prayer and meditation on the Passion of Christ and/or any themes of grief.
…water is 4.6 billion years old. It is older than the sun. It is older than the formation of the earth. And, I could not be if it weren’t for this element of nature. Even more marvelous is that my body is 60% water. 60% of me is also 4.6 billion years old..
“So, you live in Maine…how did you end up at the Atlantic School of Theology?” or “Why the Diocese of Nova Scotia and Prince Edward Island?”
These are among my most asked questions as I go about my life as a student at AST and as a postulant for ordination in our diocese. “Because of God!” I gleefully exclaim. Then, when after skipping a beat I get that certain look from the questioner, I know to go on with a twinkle in my eye. “It all began when I was a child…”
The Feast of All Saints bearing witness that without creation and without the stories of all that have come and gone before, and without our own stories, God’s narrative is incomplete. All Saints reminds us that we, along with all of the saints that have come before us and those who will follow after us, live within a greater narrative that finds its source and its destination in God.
Feast of St. Francis of Assisi Douglas A. Beck, ObJN Columba Chapel, Atlantic School of Theology, Halifax, Nova Scotia Galatians 6:14-18; Psalm 148:7-14; Matthew 11:25-30 __________________________ A new creation is … Continue reading homily for the Feast of Saint Francis
rising and crashing against steep, jagged rock seals sunning, swimming gulls call out mesmerized by the rising and lowering swell rising, lowering, rising, lowering you, the ocean itself, glimmer and … Continue reading rising