Simpler Living: Thoughts on Sustenance

All life requires food and water for growth and survival.  As followers of Jesus we are called to nourish ourselves and others not only in spirit but also in care for all of creation. In this critical time of climate change, how can we do this? First, through prayer and worship. As we read in … READ MORE…

Simpler Living Making a Difference

From Simpler Living, St Paul Cathedral’s Creation Care ministry Good things come in threes, so here goes: 1. A Prayer for CreationGod of glorious wonder, we praise your presence in the breath of all life.  When we experience gentle breezes, the misted rains, mountains that meet the clouds, sustaining waters, trills of birds at the daily … READ MORE…

From Communion in the Courtyard: A Reflection on Luke 18:1-8

This reflection was originally shared by The Rev. Canon Richard Lief at our Thursday night Communion in the Courtyard Service, where participants are invited to contribute unique prayers, reflections, music, and poems to our common worship. The liturgy is intentionally malleable and reflective of the distinct talents, passions, and each participant on any given week. … READ MORE…

O Wisdom (Creation Care O Antiphons)

The Simpler Living committee has curated a collection of O Antiphons taken from St Mark’s Episcopal Cathedral, Seattle’s 2019 advent for our season. Each Thursday we will include our own meditation/reflections related to creation care. You can follow along each Thursday. O WISDOM, you came forth from the mouth of the Most High, and reach … READ MORE…

Caring For Each Other

It’s encouraging that our Cathedral is offering safe and well thought out transitions to ultimately gathering as before.  Still, some of us aren’t comfortable with any in person (albeit socially distanced) events: so this might be a perfect time for individuals to reach out to others (particularly our older and single Cathedral members and friends): … READ MORE…

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