Sermons by Rev. Heather Davies (Page 3)

Facing Fear

CBC had a facinating program on Doc Zone a while back.  It was called the ‘Age of Anxiety’.   It was a program that examined our society’s leanings towards anxiety and how Anxiety is becoming one of the fastest growing medicalized treated disorder in our culture –it also looked at the pharmisical companies and how fast…

Free Falling

There was once small plane with 5 passengers on it. Halfway to their destination, the engines started sputtering and failing. The pilot came out from behind the curtain wearing a parachute pack on his back. He said, “Friends, I have some bad new and some good news. The bad news is we have an engine…

Have you not seen?

I should be used to it by now but it amazes me each time this happens – when my life and the scripture readings coincide.  I am Simon this week.  My mother-in-law is sick, she is dying.  She is lying in a hospital bed in Smith Falls with Pneumonia, Pulmonary Fibrosis, and dementia and in…

I’d Rather Not

All of us here know that God calls – we hear it over and over in scripture – we listened to two such stories last week  – when God called Samuel – and when God called Phillip and Nathaniel – we heard it today when God called Peter and Andrew and of course – God’s…

In the Beginning …

When is the last time that you sat in the early morning and watched the sun come up?  It really is remarkable –  it begins in darkness and slowly all around the sky begins to lighten and the darkness begins to fade.  And sometimes if you look towards the east, you notice that the light…