Normally I would record my sermon before posting it, but it is the end of the term and I still have twenty pages to write. So, here is my sermon from Advent 1, preached at St Paul’s Seattle, on the texts of Isaiah 64:1-9 and Mark 13:24-37. We were lying in the middle of the […]
I’m so exhausted of being invited to witness people’s milestones but not being invited to witness their lives. I attend weddings (and the accompanying engagement parties, showers, and bachelorette parties), graduations, birthday parties — the big life events. And yet I rarely get to see the life that happens in-between those milestones. As more and more […]
When my sister got to ride in the front seat twice in a row, or swiped my Halloween candy, or stayed out later than I without punishment, I would go to the Powers that Be — that is, a parent– and lament: “It’s not fair!” And the response, predictably, repeatedly: Life isn’t fair. In the […]
Sermon on Matthew 22:33, “Jesus Walks on Water,” originally delivered at St Paul’s Episcopal in Seattle, WA, at the 5pm Service. We practice a shared homily in which the homilist gives a few minutes of her or his own reflections before inviting the responses of the gathered community. May this homily encourage you to interact […]
Sermon on Matthew 13:24-30, 36-43. [soundcloud url=”https://api.soundcloud.com/tracks/159718364″ params=”auto_play=false&hide_related=false&show_comments=true&show_user=true&show_reposts=false&visual=true” width=”100%” height=”300″ iframe=”true” /] copyright Kate Rae Davis.