A Christian is not distinguished by his political views, or moral decisions, or habitual conduct, or personal piety, or, least of all, by his churchly activities. A Christian is distinguished by his radical esteem for the Incarnation — to use the traditional jargon — by his reverence for the life of God in the whole of Creation, even and, in a sense, especially, Creation in the travail of sin.

The characteristic place to find a Christian is among his very enemies.

The first place to look for Christ is in Hell.


William Stringfellow, A Private and Public Faith (via locusimperium)

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dick-of-saint-vick:

Lifehack: simplify your wedding planning by alienating family members

barefootchaos:

So powerful to be witness to this celebration of 40 years of women in the priesthood in the episcopal church. #40yearsordained #episcopal #episct  (at Christ Church Cathedral (Hartford, Connecticut))

barefootchaos:

So powerful to be witness to this celebration of 40 years of women in the priesthood in the episcopal church. #40yearsordained #episcopal #episct (at Christ Church Cathedral (Hartford, Connecticut))

sixpenceee:

God forbid we teach the children psychology !!!

sixpenceee:

God forbid we teach the children psychology !!!

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kat-howard:

dbvictoria:

Shakespearean insults, with cats.

7 more here.

I did not realize how very perfect cats were at delivering Shakespeare’s insults until now.

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