• Faith
  • Christian (Anti-)Materialism

    Christian (Anti)Materialism - [Literate Theology]

    ‘Tis the season for decking the halls, listening to carols, and trying to manage the expectations and social norms of gift-giving. In recent years, I’ve noticed increasing discussion on wanting Christmas to be less materialistic and more focused on Jesus, most often applied to gift-giving. One trend is this gifting rhyme: “One thing they want, One […]

  • Gospels
  • Clouds that Block, Clouds that Bless

    This sermon was written for St Paul’s Episcopal Church in Seattle, Washington for Transfiguration Sunday. The gospel text was Mark 9:2-9. There’s a game my husband and I play on our commute — maybe you play as well. The game is called: Is Rainier out? It’s initiated each time we near the West Seattle Bridge; […]