Two quotations

I found these quotations in my copy of OneNote 2003:

“Sometimes a light breaks into our darkness, and it is as though a voice were saying:
‘You are accepted.
You are accepted, accepted by that which is greater than you, and the name of which you do not know.
Do not ask for the name now; perhaps you will find it later.
Do not try to do anything now; perhaps later you will do much.
Do not seek for anything; do not perform anything; do not intend anything.
Simply accept the fact that you are accepted!'”
— Paul Tillich

“The role of the priest is to lift up and enrich others, who themselves are called to a variety of ministries. So the priest is not a substitute for others, displaying the ministries to which laity are called by baptism, but is to support them, drawing upon the same active spirit of Christ which enriches others in ministry. Priests are to recall other ministries to the marks of the Church, holiness, catholicity and apostolicity, above all through the worship of the church at which the priest presides.”
— Dan Hardy

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Gareth Saunders

I’m Gareth J M Saunders, 46 years old, 6′ 4″, father of 3 boys (including twins). Latterly, web architect and agile project manager at the University of St Andrews and warden at Agnes Blackadder Hall. Currently on sabbatical. I am a priest in the Scottish Episcopal Church, and I sing with the NYCGB alumni choir.

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