Vocation is something so different from ambition. Vocation is honest. It is a path while ambition is the bulldozer on the front end of a road to power.
Day: January 15, 2017
Luci and Jordan continue their feminist journey through the Bible with Jordan’s favorite story in Numbers (her favorite way to get poked in the eye?), the daughters of Zelophehad
The Rev Janet Vincent offer her perspective on the controversy surrounding the participation of a National Cathedral choir in the upcoming presidential election based on her own experience of negotiating with Donald Trump
Christians are called to a Radical Faith. Christians, when they live as though their baptisms matter, are radicals. Jesus was a radical. A radical is one who advocates and works for fundamental or revolutionary changes in current practices, conditions.
During his annual visit to our church today, the bishop will baptize Evanna. She’s a tall, somewhat plump transgender woman around age twenty… Our church has one other trans member, my sixteen-year-old son, Max… This is a safe place, yet instinctively I watch people’s reactions toward LGBTQ people. I look out for Evanna as if she were my own child.
The forces of evil will have won if we become so involved in what has been done to us, or what might happen in the future, that we forget how to be joyful servants in God’s kingdom today.