The Feast of All Saints gives an opportunity for each of us to personally review how we are living our lives and to make corrections to our “Rule of Life” as necessary. This is what we are called to do. It is what we promise to do in response to the grace God gives to each of us through our baptism. Our faith is what carries us through this life, and it is what will carry us into God’s presence when we die.
…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…”