[Magdalen] A brighter note?

Grace Cangialosi gracecan at gmail.com
Tue Jun 8 19:46:42 UTC 2021

Yes, but that’s gifted as in talented, not as in given or gave.
That’s OK; I accept the usage, I just won’t use it myself. I’ll give you a present; I won’t gift you!

> On Jun 8, 2021, at 2:58 PM, Roger Stokes <r.s.stokes.65 at cantab.net> wrote:
> gifted as an adjective has also been around a long time which implies the existence of the verb.Merrion-Webster suggests it's been around 400 years.
> Roger
>> On 08/06/2021 19:20, Grace Cangialosi wrote:
>> OK, I stand corrected. However, it seems that it has only recently been used that way with any frequency.
>>>> On Jun 8, 2021, at 1:05 PM, Christopher Hart <cervus51 at gmail.com> wrote:
>>> Gift, as a transitive verb, is in my 1974 edition of the Concise Oxford
>>> Dictionary. I occasionally find its usage awkward, but not incorrect.
>>>> On Tue, Jun 8, 2021 at 12:38 PM Grace Cangialosi <gracecan at gmail.com> wrote:
>>>> My personal teeth grinder is the word gift used as a verb! Where did that
>>>> come from??
>>>>>> On Jun 8, 2021, at 12:16 PM, Ginga Wilder <gingawilder at gmail.com> wrote:
>>>>> I felt the same way when first receiving the sacrament again - bread
>>>> only.
>>>>> We have been every Sunday worshippers since early in our marriage and
>>>> now,
>>>>> that hole is once again filled.
>>>>> Using disciple as a very is as bad as using fellowship thusly.  Teeth
>>>> itch
>>>>> time!
>>>>> Ginga
>>>>>> On Tue, Jun 8, 2021 at 11:42 AM ME Michaud <michaudme at gmail.com> wrote:
>>>>>> According to the Bishop's instruction, the priest consecrates at the
>>>> altar
>>>>>> and then moves up the aisle dropping (not placing) the wafer into our
>>>>>> outstretched hands. It seems to be working fine.
>>>>>> I was surprised by the extreme drama of my emotional reaction when I
>>>>>> received for the first time in over a year. Was driving home, had to
>>>> pull
>>>>>> over in Kenmore Square. Cried like a three-year-old.
>>>>>> BTW I got an online ad/invitation to an evangelical start-up in the
>>>> area.
>>>>>> It used "disciple" as a verb.
>>>>>> -M, flabbergasted
>>>>>> On Sun, Jun 6, 2021 at 4:15 PM Grace Cangialosi <gracecan at gmail.com>
>>>>>> wrote:
>>>>>>> I’m interested in knowing how you distributed communion. We’re still
>>>> not
>>>>>>> having folks come forward, but are distributing the wafers in
>>>> individual
>>>>>>> paper condiment cups at the point in the service where the Peace takes
>>>>>>> place. At the point in the Eucharistic prayer where the Holy Spirit is
>>>>>>> invoked, people hold the wafers up, and I bless them. We consume them
>>>>>>> together at the usual place in the service after the words “The gifts
>>>> of
>>>>>>> God…”
>>>>>>> I know people are handling this in all sorts of ways, but this was what
>>>>>>> was done at an Easter Vigil service I attended, and it seems sound. I
>>>>>> don’t
>>>>>>> think my folks are ready to come to the rail yet.
>>>>>>> Did Georgia put the wafers directly into people’s hands?
>>>>>>> Is she going to be your interim?
>>> -- 
>>> Christopher Hart
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>>> Personal Mail: cervus at veritasliberat.net
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