The time to honor

... while a wind from God swept over the face of the waters. John 1 parallels the creation narrative.  In which the Word, through whom all things came into being, shines in the darkness. With winds sweeping; and then all this time later: Word, and things into being, and light. A dynamic God, at work, …

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. …

A welcome

I was encouraged on the weekend, to "welcome".  To think about how I was welcomed as a new Christian, and to welcome new Christians in the same way.  (This was the topic of the sermon at church.) "Welcome" connects directly into orthodox Christian theology.  We are welcomed into Jesus, and we welcome Jesus into us. …

Being

The experience of being, the state of the heart, and the quiet moment with God. The moment under Grace, forward, and uncertain, and correct.   With thanks ... (Being, is relationship, and doing, stems from being.)

Holland

I am in Holland, now.  I am not quite sure what I am doing here, really.  I do not want to be an Israelite on the road complaining about what I once had in Egypt, but this is quite stale, at the moment.  I do not know the language, I do not know people, I do …