New Homily: Sharing the Divine Life

“Grant that we may share the divine life.” Share the divine life. These are the words of the opening Collect prayer assigned for today, the Second Sunday of Christmas. And I think it’s a beautiful way to capture another angle—another perspective—another way of looking at the story of the Incarnation. 

Because so often we talk about the Incarnation as something we receive. We talk about how Christ came to us, how Christ offered himself to us, how Christ gave himself to the world around us. It’s sort of a one way street. 

But what would it look like if we saw the Incarnation as something we share? As an encounter of mutuality. As a relationship. As a love story. Or even as a wedding…

See the whole text here.

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