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His writing taught me to understand how prayer can be about being with God, enjoying his presence, and not only asking God for things. He taught the Bible is meant to be prayed and to expect God to speak through it.
He taught me that one can cultivate an attitude of submission to God’s will, and understand that’s not scary because God’s will is always for my good and for greater communion with him.
For me, this was and is profound stuff in terms of deepening my communion with Christ.
May he rest In peace, and may his memory be eternal.
Let us call ‘brothers’ even those who hate us and forgive all by the Resurrection.
-The Doxasticon of Pascha
I can’t explain the assurance I received from that God had not abandoned me, that he was with me, and was watching over me.
From The Book of Common Prayer:
Everlasting God, you have ordained and constituted in a wonderful order the ministries of angels and mortals: Mercifully grant that, as your holy angels always serve and worship you in heaven, so by your appointment they may help and defend us here on earth; through Jesus Christ our Lord, who lives and reigns with you and the Holy Spirit, one God, for ever and ever. Amen.