• Bodies / Embodiment
  • Gratitude for Hidden Things

    Gratitude for Hidden Things - Advent post on Literate Theology / Kate Rae Davis

    As we transition into the advent season, I find myself full of gratitude and grief for the hidden things — the emotions, experiences, remembrances, and hopes that are invisibly working and growing inside myself. I am grateful for the rhythms and rituals of the season. Many of my rituals are familiar across the country: a Thanksgiving meal with gathered friends, a trip outside […]

  • Community / Church
  • Thanksgiving Presence

    Thanksgiving Presence - post on Literate Theology / Kate Rae Davis

    My friend Jen was recently lamenting that she had accepted an invitation to Thanksgiving before having received Nancy’s invitation. “Maybe if you keep the party going until 8 or 9, I could join you then!” she half-exclaimed an implied question. “No.” The inquiry had actually been directed at Nancy, but it was my voice that responded with firm immediacy. […]