~ Surrounded By the paradox ~ Of life I devoted myself ~ To seeking Truth ~ My soul In the centre ~ Of contradiction Gradually ~ Transcending The conflict of opposition ~ I discovered God’s presence ~ New meaning Through relationship ~ With every Breath. ~
~ What is deepest In our lives ~ Most integral To being human ~ Relationship With each other ~ Relationship With God ~ Relationship With all of creation ~ The painfulness And joy ~ Of love The links of revelation. ~ Image by Orlandow from Pixabay
~ All things thrive In relationship ~ The dance of the stars Each human family ~ As if God Could be ~ Not just one But a holy trinity. ~ Image by RENE RAUSCHENBERGER from Pixabay
~ In the New Testament, Jesus is sometimes described as “a second Adam”, and Christians as “a new creation”. In the Creation stories of Genesis, something profound is being said. The figure of Adam is “a type of the one to come”. God is Creator, intimately related to all of Creation. “In the beginning was … Continue reading Advent Art (2) – New Creations
~ In the beginning Was the relationship ~ Between nothing And what was beyond nothing ~ Between spirit And what was going to be more than spirit ~ Because for us Living meant living in matter ~ Meant a body Meany a physical universe ~ With a spiritual mind That could also see beyond. ~
. Created for a cosmic Relationship . I fell amongst the fruit And the thorns . Now waiting For the magical . Moment when I can be reborn. . The image at the top of this post is of Adam, taken from The Ghent Altarpiece (full image below) by Hubert and Jan van Eyck, an … Continue reading Magical Moment
Why does life have a meaning? Victor Frankl's "logotherapy" sought to help people discover meaning and purpose in their lives as way of helping them to re-discover their mental and emotional health. As Elizabeth Lukas wrote: The idea of Logos Therapy, however, goes further, and seeks the spiritual purpose behind life in Christian spirituality. Created … Continue reading Logos Therapy (2) – Why does life have a meaning?
. What is deepest In all lives . Most integral To being . Human Our relationship . To God. . Image by Jose Antonio Alba from Pixabay
. What is deepest In your life? . Most Integral . To being Human? . Is it Your relationship . With God? For that is prayer. . Image by Joshua Woroniecki from Pixabay
. Unique And irreplaceable . God’s image In relationship . Ready to reflect That glory . To other beings So wonderful. . Inspired by words of Richard Rohr .