Sermons by Deacon Sheila M. Scott (Page 2)

The Long View

Deacon Sheila Scott preached the sermon from this day, illuminating the readings for the day: Numbers 21:4-9, Psalm 107:1-3, 17-22, Ephesians 2:1 -10, John 3:14-21.  

Mary’s Homily

Deacon Sheila brings Mary into the story of the Nativity. We are asked to consider her role as Theotokos — and to share ourselves with The Word as God-Mother would do with God-Child.   First Coming, by Madeleine L’Engle He did not wait till the world was ready, till men and nations were at peace. […]

God’s Economy

Deacon Sheila expounds on some uncomfortable elements to God’s Economy.   Franciscan Blessing May God bless you with anger At injustice, oppression, And exploitation of people, So that you may work for Justice, freedom and peace. May God bless you with tears, To shed for those who suffer pain, Rejection, hunger and war, So that […]