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March 3, 2019

From the Rector

March 1st’s gospel re-tells the story of Jesus’ temptation in the wilderness.  With increased urbanization and congestion in our metropoles, I increasingly feel pulled toward “wilderness experiences” (not helped by an adventurous spirit).  Judging from the number of ads I find in snail & e-mail, as well as the Facebook posts that catch my eye, the pull toward the wilderness is shared. During a conference I attended last Saturday,* this prayer was offered – and it continues to resonate as our Lenten “wilderness journey with Jesus” progresses: Jesus, you sometimes left so that people could face themselves. May we face our selves, in the wilderness and the world, and recognize the forces that drive us, so that they do not […]