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Tag Archives: naming
What’s in a name?
By what name does God know you? By what name, into what name does God call you? What does that tell you about the path of your discipleship, about the ways in which you are called to live into the Gospel of Christ? Continue reading
Posted in lectionary reflection, sermon Tagged A Family Like Mine, discipleship, Isaiah, Jesus, Lamb of God, names, naming, Simon Peter, Year A Epiphany 2 Leave a comment
Mary’s song, our song
The name Mary cried havoc and announced the day of the Lord’s deliverance from the bonds of oppression. Mary’s word to the angel, “Here am I, the servant of the Lord,” was the acceptance of a mantle, the mantle of Miriam, the sister and peer of Moses. Mary’s, “Let it be with me” was saying, in effect, “Bring it on.” Continue reading
Posted in advent meditations, current events, sermon Tagged Christian, Incarnation, Magnificat, Mariamme, Miriam, naming, Song of Mary 1 Comment
The naming of cats, children, and wonderful counsellors
Recently a parishioner handed me a list she had come across of fifty names for Jesus given to him in scripture – fifty shades of great, perhaps? There were some wonderful titles, but I don’t think that in the whole … Continue reading
Posted in holy days, other words Tagged circumcision, fifty shades, Holy Name, Jesus, Mary, Messiah, naming, Old Possum's Book of Practical Cats, parenting, T.S. Eliot, Wonderful Counsellor Leave a comment