Do any of us really get the Trinity? It’s kinda like quantum mechanics (hang in with me here), which, though weird beyond belief, actually seems to work. … More Isaiah 6:1-8, John 1-17 – What do you see?
Guest post by poet Tony Wager Pixels On the TV is an image Empty cross and empty tomb Set within a sea of candles Throwing light into the room As I near the illustration Study how the pictures made Notice how it’s all constructed Little lights on background laid Every one, a different pixel Shining … More Being – A Poem
This icon, Christ of Maryknoll, was created when Br. Robert was living in Albuquerque, NM – a common destination for immigrants coming from the south. It shows Christ on one side of a barbed wire fence, looking longingly at the other side. Have we put up the fence and imprisoned Christ? Or have we imprisoned … More Being – Wall
After last week’s haunting picture of the Devil tempting Jesus, here is their final conflict – and the victor is in no doubt! I wonder what strikes you first about this picture. I wonder what will stay with you. I wonder what happens after this picture. Use your own words to praise God for his … More Being – Final Victory
I wonder … Sit a while with this striking illustration of Luke 4. … for forty days he was tempted by the devil. He ate nothing during those days, and at the end of them he was hungry. The devil said to him … I wonder … I wonder what that hand feels like. I wonder … More Being – The Temptation of Christ
Did the sun rise for you this morning? Did you do anything to deserve that? God gives his blessings on you and on me without our having done anything to deserve them. The sun also rose for the people you do not like, for the leaders of ISIS, for the candidate in the US presidential … More Being – Love your Enemies
This week has seen a lot of change; the future seems an uncertain place. Let us take some time, and breathe. Your concerns may be for the world, or they may be closer to home. All are within God’s knowledge and care. God has seen this before. There is nothing beyond his providence. Place your finger … More Being – All Shall Be Well