Friday, 23 January 2015

The wisdom of Ed. Rodman


Ed Rodman is a Priest in the (American) Episcopal Church. I got to know him a bit when I was the Rector at St. James's Church in Cambridge MA, and he hung his shingle at the Episcopal Divinity in that City.
Here is a bit of "Ed Rodman Wisdom". I think that he uttered this for  the benefit of seminarians.
But I suggest that his wisdom is good for all of us

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The wisdom of Canon Ed Rodman (as reported by Dr. Ruy Costa, Executive Director, Episcopal City Mission [Boston] in the Fall 2007  edition of the ECM newsletter). 
 
Here it is.
a. watch for the type of weapon you will use to kill the mosquito on your forehead;
b. nothing has  a greater hold on the minds  of people than ignorance fraught with technicalities;

c. never forget that the most dangerous thing in the world is to attempt to leap a chasm in two jumps; and,

d. never believe your own propaganda.

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