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?  As we gather around the child of hope, we’re joined by a heavenly host. The kindom of heaven gathers with us—But where are the others? The brothers and sisters, the half-brothers and step-sisters, the broken relations, torn-apart siblings, the unblended families, the reconstituted ones…

Exodus liturgies

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

It matters what we do – about Moses and about us

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…”

Mothering God – God as mother, Maria Lactans, being mother to God

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