Twenty-fifth Sunday after Pentecost
November 11, 2018
Christ the King Sunday
November 25, 2018

Twenty-sixth Sunday after Pentecost


There is a modern parable that’s been attributed to Henri Nouwen which imagines a conversation between two twins in the womb. One asks the other, “Do you believe in life after delivery?” The other replied, “Why of course, there has to be something after delivery; maybe we are here to prepare for what will be later.” “Nonsense,” said the first, “There is no life after delivery. What kind of life would that be?” The second said, “I don’t know, but there will be more light than in here. Maybe we will walk with our legs and eat with our mouths. Maybe we will have other senses that we can’t understand.” The first replied, “That’s absurd! Walking is impossible. And eating with our mouths? Ridiculous!…” [To hear the entire sermon, click on the arrow above.]