Salt marsh and mudflat, reeds and seawater as far as the eye can see. Even on a sunny day, there is a desolate air of wildness. Human habitation is far away. There is a great deal of nothing. … More Desolate Places? – Look, See, Pray
Epiphany 3 – What Jesus had was not just the temporary ‘up’ of having a good day – it was a much bigger, deeper kind of ‘up’. It was the kind of ‘up’ that stays up even when the scaffolding underneath is taken away.
Ignatius of Loyola called this state ‘consolation’. It is the state of knowing that you are walking in step with God and it is not dependent on the circumstances. … More Luke 4:14-21