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Martin Luther vs. English Christmas Carols

Merry Happy Christmas!

An Imaginative Festival of Lessons and Carols

An Imaginative Festival of Lessons and Carols

A yearly Christmas pleasure is King’s College at Cambridge’s famous Festival of Lessons and Carols on Christmas Eve, nine lessons and nine carols with a beautiful choir and traditional music. For those who just can’t wait, here’s a bit of the rationale of the King’s College service, followed by an Mbird-friendly, fresh and down-to-earth spinoff to tide […]

PZ's Podcast: Requiem, Bishop Ryle, and J.C. Ryle Considered

PZ's Podcast: Requiem, Bishop Ryle, and J.C. Ryle Considered

Episode 106: Requiem The alternate title for this cast is: “I Feel Like I Lose When I Win” (ABBA Bizarro). Happiness is no dice for the ego, our “person” we think is us, always looking back over their shoulder. And not just at all the attacks that are coming, by definition; but especially at Death. […]

"Prayer on Being Made Redundant"


I was glad to read a short article announcing that The Church of England published a prayer on Tuesday entitled “Prayer on Being Made Redundant” to help those in England who have lost their jobs. I found it comforting even though I live here in the U.S. and have not lost my job…yet. I think it applies to all of us worriers. Here it is:

Hear me as I cry out in confusion, help me to think clearly, and calm my soul. Amen.