Advent 9: The Magi (Thanks Clare. And T S Eliot)

The Journey of the Magi “A cold coming we had of it, Just the worst time of the year For a journey, and such a long journey: The ways deep and the weather sharp, The very dead of winter.” And the camels galled, sore-footed, refractory, Lying down in the melting snow. There were times weContinue reading “Advent 9: The Magi (Thanks Clare. And T S Eliot)”

A quote

‚ÄúDiscerning signs has to do with comprehending the remarkable in common happenings, with perceiving the saga of salvation within the era of the Fall. It has to do with the ability to interpret ordinary events in both apocalyptic and eschatological connotations, to see portents of death where others find progress or success but, simultaneously, toContinue reading “A quote”

Challenging wisdom from Brian McLaren

…what we call the secular is actually the realm or¬†domain of the Spirit. The secular – literally meaning the world, the realm outside of church control – isn’t profane. Rather, properly understood, it is sacred because the Spirirt is and always has been active there, evoking light from darkness, order from chaos,fullness from void, lifeContinue reading “Challenging wisdom from Brian McLaren”