Author Archives: Thomas

Uncovering Sin

Throughout Scripture, seems to me that it is the Holy Spirit who uncovers sin. The devil merely accuses.  Moreover, our own experience agrees with this. God’s uncovering of sin prompts us to repent and to seek our Redeemer. It is … Continue reading

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On Being Human

Someone tweeted a quote of Roger Scruton’s “A Political Philosophy”: If you look at Western societies from the angle of traditional religion you will see a seemingly inexorable flood of desecration, directed not at religious symbols, but at the thing … Continue reading

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The Information Technology Milieu

This short article is a reflection on the field of Information Technology from the perspective of the religious order with which I’m connected.  Information Technology (IT) is defined by programmers and sysadmins, and the management of that talent. The Programmer … Continue reading

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Remarkably True to his Word

Tony Abbott, MP, former Prime Minister of Australia writes: Even 18 months into his presidency, the world is still having trouble coming to grips with Donald Trump, the most unconventional president ever. Still, he’s not a bad dream from which … Continue reading

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Anglican Daily Office

  Day 1 – Morning Prayer 001 |00:00:00| Blessed is the man 002 |00:02:37| Why do the heathen 003 |00:07:04| Lord, how are they increased 004 |00:09:51| Hear me when I call 005 |00:12:35| Ponder my words Day 1 – … Continue reading

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Psalms: Westminster Choir

From The Book of Common Prayer (1662 of course) 00:00:00 | Psalm 8 – O Lord our Governour 00:02:32 | Psalm 15 – Lord, who shall dwell in thy tabernacle 00:04:42 | Psalm 19 – The heavens declare the glory … Continue reading

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Knuth on Bible Study

In the introduction to his book “3:16 Bible Texts Illuminated“, Donald E. Knuth writes: “There are two ways to read the Bible. Method 1: We can read it straight through, for context. By reading at normal speed, we can follow … Continue reading

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