Reflections (aka sermons)

Matariki 2020 – Where is my place? Who are my people?

Allies or Traitors? Reflection for Waitangi weekend

Blessed be the work of our hands (Labour weekend) Psalm 90 – Living with all one’s soul – Moses contemplates his life’s work – Sabbath rest vs meaningful work – the great commandments for our time

But where are the others?

Exodus liturgies

Gifts for a Baptism – Reflection for Epiphany & Baptism of Jesus

Kissing the face of God – Reflection on the perfect Christmas

Living “as if” – some thoughts on faith and failure

Liturgy of Celebration at Matariki

Memory and mystery – An Epiphany Reflection: “Wise women also came…”

Ngā mihi o te tau hou (Happy New Year)! – Reflection at Matariki

Put on your glad rags and break the rules – Ruth and the Widow at the temple – gleaning and giving – choosing a new god

Sky Sunday in the Season of Creation (Introduction)

Standing in the Sky – Reflection for Sky Sunday in the Season of Creation

Sacred stones and sites – reflection and liturgy

Take off your shoes! – the place where you stand is holy – Moses and the unburnt bush – what is acceptable worship?

Te Tumu Herenga Waka and the Fishers – Reflection for Oceans Sunday in the Season of Creation


Still to be added:

Liturgy of the City: City of Transformation  – celebrating the sacred in the city and the city of God among us
Essay: Song of songs – is the song of songs allegory or erotica?
Poems: Arum  and Ghazal & Variations on the Song of Songs

Essay: Image of god – whose image, whose god? transcendence vs immanence – creation stories