Veterans Day

Remembrance Day poppy

Almighty God, our heavenly Father, in whose hands are the living and the dead: We give thee thanks for all those thy servants who have laid down their lives in the service of our country. Grant to them thy mercy and the light of thy presence, that the good work which thou hast begun . . . → Read More: Veterans Day

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An alchemist in his laboratory. From Wikimedia.

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New carpet and furniture

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New chairs and carpet in the Cadwalader room.

New carpeting was recently installed in the lobby (the Cadwalader Room) and the back hallway. In addition, there is some new furniture. Check out Carolyn Kerouac’s photos.

Facebook testing …

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… because Facebook is horking the way third parties connect.

An alchemist in his laboratory. From Wikimedia.

Tisha B’Av

Hacker By the Waters of Babylon

The Lamentations of the Prophet Jeremiah Chapter 1

Jeremiah Lamenting the Destruction of Jerusalem, by Rembrandt Harmenszoon van Rijn (1606–1669). From Wikipedia.

1 How deserted lies the city, once so full of people! How like a widow is she, who once was great among the nations! She who was queen among the . . . → Read More: Tisha B’Av

The Sixth Sunday after Trinity

Trinity (celtic knot)

O God, who hast prepared for those who love thee such good things as pass man’s understanding: Pour into our hearts such love toward thee, that we, loving thee above all things, may obtain thy promises, which exceed all that we can desire; through Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen.

. . . → Read More: The Sixth Sunday after Trinity

The Lamentations of Jeremiah: V

Rembrandt Harmensz. van Rijn -Jeremia treurend over de verwoesting van Jeruzalem

A Prayer for Mercy

Remember, O Lord, what is come upon us: consider, and behold our reproach.

Our inheritance is turned to strangers, our houses to aliens.

We are orphans and fatherless, our mothers are as widows.

We have drunken our water for money; our wood is sold unto us.

Our necks are under persecution: . . . → Read More: The Lamentations of Jeremiah: V

The Lamentations of Jeremiah: IV

Rembrandt Harmensz. van Rijn -Jeremia treurend over de verwoesting van Jeruzalem

The Punishment of Zion Accomplished

How is the gold become dim! How is the most fine gold changed! The stones of the sanctuary are poured out in the top of every street.

The precious sons of Zion, comparable to fine gold, how are they esteemed as earthen pitchers, the work of the hands of the . . . → Read More: The Lamentations of Jeremiah: IV