Worship that Harms

Posted on Sat 16 May 2020 in Posts

Today protestors will gather at the NH State House for a Christian service and demand to return to large, in-person worship gatherings in their churches. Churches that closed too slowly or opened too quickly soon showed new COVID cases.

If your worship service is harming people, then God does not …


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Tracking COVID-19 with Gnuplot

Posted on Sat 11 April 2020 in Posts

See this on GitHub with data updates!

I've been wanting to visualize how cases of COVID-19 in New Hampshire are progressing. The State of New Hampshire puts out a daily updates with this information, but it's in narrative form and scattered across PDF files uploaded daily.

So, I decided to …


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Maundy Thursday Reflection

Posted on Thu 09 April 2020 in Posts

Picture: Garden of Gethsemane, 2020

Picture: Communion service with New England United Methodist Conference, Garden of Gethsemane, February 2020

"Those who wait for the Lord shall renew their strength, they shall mount up with wings like eagles, they shall run and not be weary, they shall walk and not faint" (Isaiah 40:31).

As many …


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Prayer of St. Richard of Chichester

Posted on Fri 03 April 2020 in Posts

Prayer of St. Richard of Chichester


Palm Sunday Reflection

Posted on Thu 02 April 2020 in Posts

Picture: Palm tree with dates, Mount of Olives, 2020

Palm tree with dates, Mount of Olives, 2020

In the Gospels, Jesus' followers cut palm branches for his way into Jerusalem. In the Bible, palm branches are associated with the celebration of the Festival of Booths or Sukkot (Lev. 23:40).

But the Festival of Booths is a fall festival …


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For where two or three

Posted on Mon 23 March 2020 in Posts

For where two or three are gathered in my name, a Zoom server is there among them.


Noli me tangere

Posted on Sat 21 March 2020 in Posts

Jesus saith unto her, Touch me not. Saint Mary Magdalene, Patron of Social Distancing