Mark 3:1-6, healing, hate and departure

... he entered the synagogue, and a man was there who had a withered hand (Mark 3:1) And Jesus healed him.  And those around him conspired with secular powers to destroy him. Grace; met with insult by those around him.  Hate and death. Jesus departed with his disciples to the sea, and a great multitude …

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Oblivious

There stood at the foot of the cross, the women in Jesus' life. His mother's heart broke.  A pain incomprehensible. A soldier.  Oblivious. A mysterious Mary of Magdala.  And, two more women. ... The entire world, drawn onto the cross.  And crucified, with Jesus. No more.   "It is finished." ... A heart break, rumbling on. …

Not doubting

When entering deeper faith, something happens, where the heart is raised, and the mind and the body respond - ... But then something, doubt, comes.  It's a counter.  And faith feels undesirable. And before you realise, you are out of that perfect place of faith. And then the place of faith seems unattainable, even though it …