Weekly Reflections

Spiritual reflections from the clergy

On the mind of the Rev. Dr. Nathaniel Jung-Chul Lee

“If you have peace in your heart, thousands of people find their healing around you.” —St. Seraphim of Sarov A minor miracle happened while I was on vacation the last two weeks—I read a novel. I suspect some of you may not understand why that’s a minor...

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From your Deacon

Dear Congregation, Maybe I’ve been spending too much time around water this summer, or perhaps the heat is getting to me, but I keep thinking about the movement of water, how the waves are so continuous. When they’re huge, the surfers (yes, we have surfers...

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On the mind of the Rev. Dr. Nathaniel Jung-Chul Lee

This is a big week. On Tuesday, the “Lambeth Conference” begins. The Episcopal Church—the national church to which we belong—is part of a global church called the “Anglican Communion.” We’re called the Anglican Communion because we are made up of the...

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On the mind of the Rev. Adrian Dannhauser

Last weekend, my husband Jess and I happened upon a silent disco at Lincoln Center. There were three DJs for three radio channels, each connected to wireless headphone sets worn by hundreds of people dancing. A person’s headphones glowed red, blue, or green...

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On the mind of the Rev. Dr. Nathaniel Jung-Chul Lee

We celebrated Independence Day this past week. If you’re like me, this one felt strange. For the first time in recent memory, large swaths of friends boycotted the holiday. And, in general, as our country gathered for its most patriotic celebration, our...

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