Homily for the Anglican Church of Canada Parish of St. Timothy’s and St. Paul’s, Hatchet Lake and Terence Bay, Nova Scotia 16 September 2018 Book of Alternative Service, Proper 24 … Continue reading If you want to follow him
music. art. spirit. life. The arts and prayer are part of everyday life, whether visual, musical or theological. Though they are not as much the source from which life comes as the means that relates all of life to the Eternal Source. This is a process of ever deepening relationship. All of life is an opportunity to co-create with God, the one Source of all that is and all that will be. For me, living as a follower of Jesus in the Anglican tradition is grounding for all of life.
Homily for The Parish of St. Timothy’s and St. Paul’s, Hatchet Lake and Terence Bay, Nova Scotia 2 September 2018: Book of Alternative Services, Proper 22; Song of Solomon 2.8–13; Psalm 45.1–2, 7–10 … Continue reading Be Doers of the Word, and Not Merely Hearers
Situations in life come and go, whether good or bad, whether in times of stability or instability.
We don’t have to think far from the current events of the time that we live in to understand this. Think of the recent reports of various world leaders in the news in recent weeks.
Jesus comes to us.
He is alive.
Because they believe, they see. Because we believe, we see.
Believing — even if with a small bit of faith — “Well. I think it might be Jesus. I’ll take a closer look. I’ll trace his scarred hands with my fingers…his feet…” Just like in the example of Jesus’s followers in Luke’s Gospel — It’s our believing that will lead us to our seeing.
…water is 4.6 billion years old. It is older than the sun. It is older than the formation of the earth. And, I could not be if it weren’t for this element of nature. Even more marvelous is that my body is 60% water. 60% of me is also 4.6 billion years old..
What does it mean to be witnesses to the Gospel?
According to the life and witness of Patrick, whose Feast we celebrate today…It comes down to two words.