'With what can we compare the Kingdom of God, or what parable will we use for it? It is like a mustard seed, which, when sown upon the ground, is the smallest of all the seeds on earth- yet when it is sown it grows up and becomes the greatest of all shrubs, and puts forth large branches, so that the birds of the air can make nests in the shade.'
Mark 4:30-32

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Posted by: Ed Watson on 5/12/2016 | 0 Comments
It was August when we arrived in Denver from my longtime home of Washington, D.C. My husband and daughter attended Saint John’s without me at first. I stayed home with The New York Times. “Pray for me,” I told their departing backs. “We will,” they replied, closing the door. They returned, I could see, refreshed.
Posted by: Ed Watson on 3/24/2016 | 0 Comments
We are all familiar with the question, "If you could have any Super Power, what would it be?" Generally, "Invisibility" is among the top 5 choices, as one's young imagination can produce many fun perks with that answer. I am here to tell you, from my own experience, that the sense of feeling invisible—let alone being openly and consistently treated as if I've become invisible, within my own community, professional world, personal and family life–has absolutely no identifiable perks, whatsoever. The pain that has come with that is hard to describe.
Posted by: Ed Watson on 3/10/2016 | 0 Comments
We all have our stories. Each of us found our way to Saint John’s Cathedral and the Episcopal Church from differing routes. I grew up the oldest son of a widowed mom. Part Roman Catholic, part Charismatic Evangelical. My theology means I have to recognize the diversity of the Body of Christ and the grace that brings us all to God’s throne of grace. We are one body.

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