The Theatre (Part I)

“What did you think of the theater today?”

“Oh it was a nice play. The monologue was especially interesting. I think the writer is really in a good groove right now.”

“Yes it really made me think about some things. Not the guy next to me though–he was dozing through the whole thing.”

“Well that happens. Can’t please everyone.”

“Of course not.” Continue reading

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The Daily Liturgy

High church. Low church. No church. Morning coffee. Salat times. A walk in the evening. A quiet drive.

What’s your weekly¬†liturgy? ¬†What’s your daily liturgy?

We tend not to think in such terms. Liturgy is that order of service stuff for high churches. We prefer the word “routine.” It would seem, perhaps, a more neutral word. And it is. One specifically for church, and the other for, well, everything else.

And yet, if our daily routines hold any kind of sacred whisper, they become the stuff of liturgy. Continue reading