• Creativity
  • Conjuring the Spirit of the Season

    The absence of Christmas spirit is a presence in my home. I skipped out on the normal mantel decorations. I didn’t even take the stockings out of storage. My gift wrapping is minimal and sloppy. I just haven’t been able to tap into the spirit of the season. In a world celebrating a season of merriment, music, and memory-making, […]

  • Gospels
  • The Anti-Apocalypse

    Sermon: The Anti-Apocalypse - Literate Theology / Kate Rae Davis

    Reflections on Mark 13:1-8, delivered at Our Lady of Guadalupe Episcopal Church. ******* There seems to be something hard-wired into humans that makes us want to know what the future holds. We wonder about the future in ways that are small and individual, and in ways that are large, global, and cosmic . Perhaps this morning you […]

  • Gospels
  • Watch. Wait.

    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 […]