There is also a statement here about a Christian response to the shootings at Newtown, Connecticut. It is a call to be clear about our response as a people who follow Jesus Christ. Not every response is available for us who claim him as Lord.
This audio clip picks up mid-joke about a minister getting pulled over for drinking. He says that its just a bottle of water, but the officer tastes it and . . .
The Pilgrim, statue of Aedh, son of the chief Orel, died on pilgrimage 606 AD
1 Corinthians 12:1-11
The Collect from Proper 20
Grant us, Lord, not to be anxious about earthly things, but to love things heavenly; and even now, while we are placed among things that are passing away, to hold fast to those that shall endure; through Jesus Christ our Lord, who lives and reigns with you and the Holy Spirit, one God, for ever and ever. Amen.