An Inquiring and Discerning Heart

An Inquiring and Discerning Heart  An Advent Reflection Fr. Stuart Higginbotham   Her name was Leslie, and upon her baptism, she was our newest Sister in Christ. As Cynthia and I sat there with our 20 confirmands at the Cathedral of St. Philip, we shared with each other how much we loved adult baptisms. Leslie... Continue Reading →

Of Mindfulness and Executions

What does mindfulness have to do with executions? Yesterday, the State of Georgia executed Robert Holsey for killing deputy Will Robinson in 1995.  His lawyers and others repeatedly sought to have the order for his execution thrown out, noting that he had an IQ of only 70.  Needless to say, emotions swirl with conversations around... Continue Reading →

Becoming a mindful church community…

"Let the same mind be in you that was in Christ Jesus...."  Philippians 2:5 An experiment.  A hope.  A dream.  A wonder at Grace Episcopal Church, Gainesville, Georgia. What if a community of people, a gathering of seekers and learners--of Christian disciples--sought to cultivate a practice of mindfulness within their experiences of spiritual formation and... Continue Reading →

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