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An Opening Prayer

By LORETTA FULTON School starts in Abilene Aug. 24, but a bunch of children got a head start Sunday when they received blessings in special services held at the Episcopal Church of the Heavenly Rest and at Pioneer Drive Baptist Church. “Are y’all ready to pray together?” David Romanik, rector at Heavenly Rest, asked as children and their parents filed

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REMEMBERING WHO WE ARE

Editor’s Note: The following post first was printed in Lay Reader, a newsletter published by the Episcopal Church of the Heavenly Rest, where David Romanik is rector. It is republished here with permission from the author.  By DAVID ROMANIK This summer saw the release of a film called “Yesterday,” which imagined what it would be like if only one person

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SHINING LIGHT IN DARKNESS

By LORETTA FULTON “No kids in cages!” one sign screamed. Another quoted a Bible scripture. Another Dietrich Bonhoeffer. An atheist got in his remarks too, with a sign urging action, not prayer. No matter the religious, non-religious, or polical beliefs, the approximately 100 people gathered Friday evening, July 12, for a Lights for Liberty rally in front of City Hall

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