I see God in symmetry. I see God in our make-believe. I see God in our grand attempts to make something beautiful before life ends.
St Brigids Sermon by The Rev. Marnie Peterson
We’re going to explore the Magnificat in what I hope will be a new way this morning. Much of the time we think of Mary’s Song as a description of an idealized, possible world. I’d like to suggest that we read it less as a description and more as an invitation. Eugene Peterson’s beautiful translation of the Magnificat begins,
Do you ever have that experience of walking along a city street and noticing a figure in a shop window who looks tired and somewhat aged and as if they’re having a bad hair day and as if they didn’t put a lot of thought into their outfit when they rolled out of bed that morning and then realizing, with a sudden unwelcome jolt of recognition, that you’re looking at a reflection of yourself?
The Eleventh Sunday after Pentecost – July 31, 2016 Dean Peter Elliott Christ Church Cathedral Vancouver BC Click here to download an audio mp3 of the sermon “For you have died and your life is hidden with Christ in God.” It has been over two weeks now since the Canadian Anglican Church’s General Synod: as […]