Category Archives: Grief & Wonder

Sermon on The Transfiguration of Jesus

SERMON For Saint John’s Episcopal Church Beverly Farms, Massachusetts The Transfiguration of Jesus By Jamie Coats March 2nd, 2014 Last Sunday after Epiphany Readings: Exodus 24:12-18, 2 Peter 1:16-21, Matthew 17:1-9, Psalm 99 Reference: Luke 9:37-43 Thank you for inviting me to your beautiful church to reflect on the Transfiguration. I bring you greetings from […]

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Wonder?

We all have tragedy. Will it hold us And we pass it on Tragically? Or can we let Our friends hold us So hold our own tragedy And then let it like ash Spread into the stream Returning to the cycle Of a greater love And experience wonder? Part One of the Grief & Wonder […]

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Wonder, Wonder, Bounding Tiger

Awoke to find a tiger By my bedside. “Resolve to pray your day I’m from your sister. I am here to give you courage No fear you need to have.” “At night you sleep well?” she asks “I fear what lies under my bed,” comes my reply. She nuzzles me, says, “My eyes catch demon […]

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Wonderful

There is nothing more wonderful Than to have ones way Blocked by an angel, Holding a gift from God A practice when received Let’s us feel God’s love. Blind We bump into the angel. “Get out of my way” But the angel does not move If we fight we lose like Jacob If we turn […]

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