Tag Archives: Resurrection

Afterlife, Eternal Life and the Life of the Kingdom

When most people who grow up in a Christian church talk about eternal life they are talking about ‘going to heaven’ or what happens to the ‘soul’ after death. Many Christians who faithfully come to worship each week do not … Continue reading

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New Growth

  Water washes away the sins of the night, pushing them downward to the gutters Running back through the storm sewers and into the rivers and eventually into the sea Where they sink down, deeper and deeper, into the abyss … Continue reading

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Christina’s World

She reclines among the grass of the field as the breeze gently blows across the plain The only sounds are the sounds of the buzzing bees which dance across the grass Searching for the scattered wildflowers which splash color upon … Continue reading

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Prophesy to the Wind

O mortal can these bones live? This people who continues to dwell in the valley of death This people who refuses to learn from the past, these ears that did not hear These hands which did not help and the … Continue reading

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Images for the Third Sunday of Easter

Readings: Acts 2: 14a, 36-41, Psalm 116, 1 Peter 1: 17-23, and Luke 24: 13-35 The Luke reading is the ‘Walk to Emmaus’ text which is very familiar and very well represented in art. Here are some selections:

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Phoenix Rising- A Poem

Rising from the ashes of a past that consumed the dreams of the day Embracing the rising sun of the new life and possibilities The flaming pyre that were supposed to consume me Became the necessary predecessor to resurrection As … Continue reading

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Images for 25th Sunday after Pentecost- Lectionary 32C

This is the confrontation between Jesus and the Sadducees in Luke 20: 27-40, Job19: 23-27 and 2 Thessalonians 2: 1-5, 13-17 Before I get into specific Sunday there is a really cool link to the Wikipedia Commons for James Tissot’s … Continue reading

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