Author Archives: Fr Aidan Kimel

The Father, Justice, and the Hermeneutic of Love

When we confess that God is just, what is it that we mean? Perhaps we mean that God rewards good acts and punishes evil acts in the exact propor­tion they deserve. Let us call this the view of the man … Continue reading

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“Whom else indeed would it befit to deliver humankind, but that fiery Son of God, who sprinkled heavenly grace upon his people with the dew of divinity like a drop of honey”

When, near the northeastern facing corner, I saw an image whose face and feet beamed with such brilliance that it turned back my gaze. She was wearing a robe as of white silk, and over that had a green-colored tunic … Continue reading

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“I Bind Unto Myself Today”

Christ be with me, Christ within me, Christ behind me, Christ before me, Christ beside me, Christ to win me, Christ to comfort and restore me; Christ beneath me, Christ above me, Christ in quiet, Christ in danger, Christ in … Continue reading

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That All Shall Be Saved: DBH on Meditation #4

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The Morning After: A Dialogue Between Judas Iscariot and Jesus of Nazareth

by Ray S. Anderson Why have you come to torment me? Aren’t you satisfied that I perished from this earth by my own hands? Leave me alone, Jesus of Nazareth. Let me go to the hell I deserve! I betrayed … Continue reading

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That All Shall Be Saved: DBH on Meditation #3

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“I am shut up in a world of consciousness, an unknown I in an unknown world: surely this world of my unwilled, unchosen, compelled existence, cannot be shut out from Him”

If there be a God, and I am his creature, there may be, there should be, there must be some communication open between him and me. If any one allow a God, but one scarce good enough to care about … Continue reading

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That All Shall Be Saved: DBH on Meditation 2

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