That is the judgment: that God sees us just as we are; but, here is the grace: God loves us anyway.
We are called to be luminarias of life, hallmarks of the holy, sign-posts of salvation, beacons of blessedness for a world of weary travelers in desperate search of a place to lay their heavy burdens down
Through the eyes of Peter, James, and John we see a post-Resurrection-Jesus pre-crucifixion. Like poetry, the Transfiguration bends time and space and begs us to ask deep questions about who Jesus really is.
As I sit down to pen this reflection, the news reports of the terrorist attacks in Paris are still streaming in. Over 100 dead, dozens injured, countless lives shattered, safety and security destroyed. This attacks follows bombings in Baghdad and Beirut and add to a legacy of carnage and human brokenness. We've become so … Continue reading An Appeal to the Light – Prayers for Paris… And the World