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by Joe Parrish
Thu Mar 26, 2020 8:46 am
Forum: A Place to Talk
Topic: Things to do if you can't leave the house
Replies: 14
Views: 230

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Shaping our lives in new ways Listen NEW EVERY MORNING | MARCH 26, 2020 This week’s featured book: Pauses for Lent by Trevor Hudson Words of Hope during COVID-19 Trevor Hudson, a pastor, retreat leader from South Africa, and author of Pauses for Lent, discusses how to reshape our days when unexpecte...
by Joe Parrish
Sun Mar 22, 2020 3:43 am
Forum: Blogs
Topic: Joe's blog
Replies: 277
Views: 179261

Joe's blog

by Joe Parrish
Sun Mar 22, 2020 2:48 am
Forum: The Deep End
Topic: Corona Virus
Replies: 36
Views: 471

Corona Virus

There is a bit of a catch, however. Plaquenil should only be taken under a doctor's careful care with biweekly ophthalmologist visits since even though is a very long prescribed and generally very safe medicine already on the market, this is an investigational use not yet FDA approved, and its eye,e...
by Joe Parrish
Fri Mar 20, 2020 12:17 am
Forum: The Deep End
Topic: Corona Virus
Replies: 36
Views: 471

Corona Virus

Yes, US FDA approved hydroxycholoroquine today for the treatment of COVID-19. But these are a list of the precautions, an irreversible retinopathy tops the list: SIDE EFFECTS The following adverse reactions have been identified during post-approval use of PLAQUENIL or other 4-aminoqunoline compounds...
by Joe Parrish
Wed Mar 18, 2020 9:49 pm
Forum: Prayer
Topic: Prayers for the Church Army
Replies: 5
Views: 68

Prayers for the Church Army

And our Salvation Army serves many, both shelter and food.
Prayers for them as well. :praying:
by Joe Parrish
Tue Mar 17, 2020 12:42 pm
Forum: Blogs
Topic: Joe's blog
Replies: 277
Views: 179261

Joe's blog

A sermon for Monday, March 16, 2020, "A Sermon for Monday", based on 2 Chronicles 7:14, for 3 Lent (A), is the first one at http://www.sjnj.com

We went to church Sunday in midtown Manhattan. All was so normal. And we were all blessed by God.
by Joe Parrish
Sun Mar 08, 2020 6:00 pm
Forum: The Deep End
Topic: Corona Virus
Replies: 36
Views: 471

Corona Virus

Our Archbishop of the Caribbean has asked that the peace be exchanged without touching, but to do bows and waves. So that contributed some extra joy today at the cathedral with the Mother's Union. And apparently in line with the COE, we no longer intinct or drink the wine, except for the celebrant a...
by Joe Parrish
Fri Feb 21, 2020 10:07 am
Forum: A Place to Talk
Topic: Lent Course 2020
Replies: 1
Views: 187

Lent Course 2020

Here is a link to sign up for Lenten reflections from the Episcopal Church Relief and Development:

https://episcopalrelief.us14.list-manag ... 7f4581d53c
by Joe Parrish
Tue Feb 18, 2020 9:59 am
Forum: Prayer
Topic: Nadeen and her parents need our prayers
Replies: 9
Views: 290

Nadeen and her parents need our prayers

Nadeen just now texted me that she has found a caregiver for her parents.
Thanks for all the prayers.
And, thanks be to God who reigns on high.
by Joe Parrish
Sun Feb 16, 2020 11:36 am
Forum: Prayer
Topic: Nadeen and her parents need our prayers
Replies: 9
Views: 290

Nadeen and her parents need our prayers

She is my classmate and has limited time to find help for her parents.
by Joe Parrish
Sat Feb 15, 2020 12:47 pm
Forum: Blogs
Topic: Joe's blog
Replies: 277
Views: 179261

Joe's blog

A reflection for February 16, 2020, "How do we make the most of the rest of our life?" based on Matthew 5:21-37, for 6 Epiphany (A), is the first one at http://www.sjnj.com We are people on a journey to come closer to God’s will for us. Our lives are the Gospel, sometimes the only Good News others w...
by Joe Parrish
Sat Feb 01, 2020 7:26 am
Forum: The Deep End
Topic: Prince Harry
Replies: 9
Views: 867

Prince Harry

<> It will be for both governments to decide, but whoever provides the security will have quite a high cost. I have seen reports that a minimum of six or 8 full time specialist body guards, highly trained (and paid) will be required, with upto four at a time on duty, each time they go out in public...
by Joe Parrish
Mon Jan 27, 2020 11:37 am
Forum: A Place to Talk
Topic: Bible Studies
Replies: 3
Views: 409

Bible Studies

CrystalWriter wrote:
Sun Jan 26, 2020 7:31 am
Has anyone gone about, setting up their own bible studies. Been looking at how I could go about it?
One idea is to gather folk by invitation, hopefully at least 5 or so, then use simple commentaries to learn about texts such as Barclay, and get a co-teacher to share the effort.
by Joe Parrish
Mon Jan 20, 2020 7:18 pm
Forum: The Deep End
Topic: Prince Harry
Replies: 9
Views: 867

Prince Harry

<>he has had to give up much and is also having to find 2.4 million pounds to repay the money paid from the Queens grant for their home at Frogmore Cottage. On the face of it it will bankrupt them, but I presume that they have accepted that <> Longer term, they will no doubt be able to earn enough ...
by Joe Parrish
Sun Jan 19, 2020 5:00 am
Forum: Blogs
Topic: Joe's blog
Replies: 277
Views: 179261

Joe's blog

A reflection for January 19, 2020, "Sharing God's Love", based on John 1:29-42, for 2 Epiphany (A), is the first one at http://www.sjnj.com Christ invites us to come to him as we are. He sees our innate value as being above all other created things. We are loved and valued by God so we can love and ...
by Joe Parrish
Sun Jan 12, 2020 3:55 am
Forum: Blogs
Topic: Joe's blog
Replies: 277
Views: 179261

Joe's blog

A sermon for January 12, 2020, "Never being lost", based on Matthew 3:13-17, for 1 Epiphany (A), is the first one at http://www.sjnj.com Baptism is a special act of grace given to us through the ministry of John the Baptist who baptized Jesus in the River Jordan. We who are baptized are marked as Ch...
by Joe Parrish
Sat Jan 11, 2020 8:28 pm
Forum: The Deep End
Topic: Iran
Replies: 9
Views: 616

Iran

Alas, there is too long a list of these incidents over the past 90 years:
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_a ... _incidents
May God spare us and all from future such incidents.
In the mighty name of Jesus we pray.
by Joe Parrish
Sat Jan 04, 2020 9:20 pm
Forum: Blogs
Topic: Joe's blog
Replies: 277
Views: 179261

Joe's blog

“Keep our star shining brightly”, a reflection for Epiphany for January 5, 2020, based on Matthew 2:1-12 is the first one at http://www.sjnj.com Our resources parallel those of the magi, even if we do not have gold, frankincense, or myrrh. We all have something to share with others in need. And we n...
by Joe Parrish
Sat Jan 04, 2020 9:18 pm
Forum: A Place to Talk
Topic: New Year 2020
Replies: 5
Views: 479

New Year 2020

Happy 2020 and much thanksgiving for all the work done here :hug:
by Joe Parrish
Mon Dec 30, 2019 8:19 am
Forum: Prayer
Topic: Dan needs our prayers
Replies: 9
Views: 592

Dan needs our prayers

Shortly after posting the need for prayer, early in the morning, Dan in his bathrobe and his wife in her normal clothing came walking together up the street in front of our house. He is on high doses of immunosuppressants and cannot come close to anyone, so visiting him is not possible, but seeing h...
by Joe Parrish
Sat Dec 28, 2019 1:48 pm
Forum: Prayer
Topic: Dan needs our prayers
Replies: 9
Views: 592

Dan needs our prayers

I bid you in joining me in prayer for my neighbor Dan who has months of chemo ahead of him.
Thank you.
by Joe Parrish
Thu Dec 26, 2019 1:14 pm
Forum: A Place to Talk
Topic: Thanksgiving
Replies: 5
Views: 479

Thanksgiving

A handful of firefighters saved my Mom in 1973 when her home was totally engulfed in flames, and in their memory and in the memory of other first responders, I bid you listen:

by Joe Parrish
Thu Dec 26, 2019 1:11 pm
Forum: A Place to Talk
Topic: Happy Christmas
Replies: 5
Views: 408

Happy Christmas

A very blessed Christmas and New Years to all.
by Joe Parrish
Tue Dec 24, 2019 5:54 am
Forum: Blogs
Topic: Joe's blog
Replies: 277
Views: 179261

Joe's blog

A reflection for December 24, 2019, "Silent Night", based on Luke 2: 1-20 for Christmas, is the first one at http://sjnj.com The shepherds in the field harken to the solemnness of the original Christmas Eve. The only sound was possibly the bleating of sheep and goats, but suddenly the heavenly host ...