Eyes Opened: The Charleston Hospital Workers movement, 1968-69

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Martin Luther King Jr., was a prophet and poet who moved people with his vision and his words. A prophet sees things that others cannot see. He then describes what he sees and it comes to life. Such was King:

“There comes a time when people get tired of being trampled by oppression. There comes a time when people get tired of being plunged into the abyss of exploitation and nagging injustice.” Continue reading

A Christmas in Okatie

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It was an incredible year for us Episcopalians in Okatie. 2013 was a real Christmas story.

It began with confusion, uncertainty, the same question Mary asked of the angel: “How can this be?” But in a bright light at sunrise on our first Easter gathering, saying Morning Prayer together on a dock on the Chechesee River, came the same blessed assurance Mary heard from the angel: “The Holy Spirit will come upon you.” And our journey began. Continue reading

The Cross of St. Anne’s

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After the break, Episcopalians in South Carolina talked of ownership. Our conversations were occupied with deeds and titles. Contention over property began within days of the split, and even as I write, the wrangling over property continues in the courts. What do we own? was the question asked on both sides. We own this! was the response. Continue reading

What the Episcopal Church means to me

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I have come from a family of Episcopalians, some of my grandfathers were priests. I grew up going to Christ Church in Adams Run.

I like the services and beautiful prayers in the Book of Common Prayer.

Having married the son of a Methodist minister, we most often attended the Methodist Church when we lived in Indiana. I never joined that denomination. Continue reading