• Creativity
  • Writing

    On Writing - post on Literate Theology / Kate Rae Davis

    Here’s my confession: I don’t love to write. Finding the right words with the proper connotations is tedious. Moving those words into a linear order to convey non-linear thoughts and emotions is frustrating. Constructing a piece so that the reader has all the needed information before arriving at the next point and the next point […]

  • Faith
  • Imago

    Imago - post on Literate Theology / Kate Rae Davis

    A young girl rolls in the cool fountain water some distance from where our feet dabble. She calls over to us: “What does God look like?” Her mom smiles and whispers to me, “She likes the light and easy questions lately.” “Mom! What does God look like?” the daughter insists. “I don’t know, honey.” “Do you know?” […]

  • Prayers
  • Prayer for Graduates

    A Prayer for Graduates - post on Literate Theology / Kate Rae Davis

    In my last week as a Divinity student at The Seattle School of Theology & Psychology, the registrar approached me. She explained that the last thing that happens before walking into the graduation ceremony — after the rehearsal and the formal photos and getting into our caps and gowns and lining up in the order in […]

  • First Testament
  • Confessions

    This sermon was written for Evergreen Mennonite Church in Kirkland, Washington. The primary text was Psalm 51; referenced texts are 2 Samuel 11-12 and Philippians 2:5-11. Before he was King of Israel, David was a shepherd boy. He was the youngest of eight sons; when he wasn’t doing the very unroyal work of tending sheep, I imagine he was […]