Intersections at The Seattle School
A Wardrobe Audit as Therapy
Judy Ko writes about how a recent wardrobe makeover reinforced her passion for helping people step more fully into their true selves.
A Life-Giving Vision of Fat Bodies in the Church
Kristen Gilfillan presents her powerful talk from Symposia 2018 on diet culture, body oppression, and “A Life-giving Vision of Fat Bodies in the Church.”
Suffering the Gift: Decolonizing the Holidays
Luke Wilson writes that the ways we give and receive a gift has much to say about our relationship with the land and people around us.
Peace Beyond Advent
Rebekah Vickery writes that the hope and peace of Advent—especially amidst darkness and chaos—is so much more than a once-a-year story.
Do You Hear What I Hear?
Brooke Wellman shares a diptych painting inspired by the classic carol “Do You Hear What I Hear?” and the hope for glimpses of peace and light in our world.
The Certainty of Mary
Gabes Torres reflects on the story of Mary, and on how we respond to our own calling to live as people of hope in a world of division and fragmentation.
Santa Claus Visits The Seattle School
Our staff and faculty went all-out recently for these festive pictures with Santa Claus.
Rhythms of the Soul
Emma Groppe offers a moving meditation on the rhythms of Advent and the liturgical prayer “Lord have mercy, Christ have mercy.”
Watching to be Surprised by God
Dr. Jo-Ann Badley writes about the angel’s opening words to Mary, “Do not be afraid,” and what those words might invite us to be watching for today.
Weary and Thrilled: An Advent Proclamation
Danielle Castillejo writes about everyday moments when stress looms close in the dark, and the ongoing proclamation of Advent that carries in the light.
Advent, Childbirth, and a Moment Worth Pondering
Abby Wong-Heffter writes about Mary, childbirth, trauma, and what a surprising moment of calm might reveal about our own cultural context.
An Alternate Rendering of Jerusalem
Lisa Daley shares a portrait of Jerusalem that reflects her experience of feeling unfinished—caught between the birth of Christ and the coming restoration.