Category Archives: work and life

Looking at our Demons

Homily preached at St. Gregory of Nyssa Episcopal Church (San Francisco, CA)

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Why can’t we have complex things?

A reflection following the leaking of information suggesting the overturn of the Supreme Court’s decision in Roe vs. Wad Continue reading

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2022: Making Room

I typically step aside from the artificial pressure of proclaiming New Year’s resolutions. That said, my planning-focused mind inclines to reflection and its wise companion, foresight. Wisdom persistently beckons when it’s time for change. And this is such a time, … Continue reading

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Ἰησοῦς κυκλόθεν (Jesus, circling)

Food Pantry, Saturday February 27 I have no icon engraved for this siting of you, Beloved.  But my heart has been stirred. The day was gray and we skirted raindrops by huddling beneath the patch of roof covering the doorway … Continue reading

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Lent within Lent within

Reflections on recognizing and keeping a holy lent in 2021. Continue reading

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Seeing the Face of Christ

Last Sunday of Pentecost, Year A (Christ the King)St. Mark’s Episcopal Church: Virtual Worship in a Time of PandemicNovember 22, 2020 Lectionary Texts: Ezekiel 34:11-16, 20-24Psalm 95:1-7aEphesians 1:15-23Matthew 25:31-46 Sometimes Christ the King looks like a short, hunched-over woman with … Continue reading

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Priesting in Pandemic

Musings on being a being a professor–and priest–during a pandemic. Continue reading

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At Night

Homily for the 2nd Sunday in Lent St. Mark’s Episcopal Church Richmond, Virginia Lectionary Readings: Genesis 12:1-4a Romans 4:1-5, 13-17 John 3:1-17 Sometimes, things need to happen at night.   Take, for example, the date that the Bishop proposed for my … Continue reading

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[re]opening my eyes

Friends and Readers, I will not lie.  This has been a year of beautiful moments and new paths unfolding (which I do tend to take time to write about, or work into my sermons at the very least) but it … Continue reading

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Reflection on the Eve of Christ the King

I awoke with a chant running through my mind on this chilly autumn morning, the Saturday before Christ the King.  Prayer is embodied for me, so rehearsing the cadence of the liturgy plants those words in my soul so they … Continue reading

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