Do you remember the opening scene from the movie Ice Age with the acorn-obsessed character named Scrat? That little spot inside the swirl toward the top of this image reminds me of that acorn… and the creative journey with this image felt a bit like that scene.
“God has left a little point wherein the soul turns back on itself and finds itself, and knows itself to be a creature.” —Meister Eckhart
“The Christian mystics… know that in union with God, human personality is neither lost nor converted into divine personality. But they also know the profound inadequacy of language to either hold or communicate these deep mysteries.” —Richard Rohr
“I feel the only real betrayal is when we betray our hearts which can see everyone in this world in their fullest deepest humanity.” ~Jo Berry, Keep Watch with Me Lenten Reader
“edge” ~ a word and concept found often in Mary Oliver’s Upstream
“Thank you for making the Lenten trek with us this season. Thank you for participating in the challenge to share bread with the world until all are fed. God’s richest blessings to you as you continue your journey throughout the fifty days of Easter.” ~The Rev. Ronald T. Glusenkamp, ELCA
Lean in… “Our yes deeply matters. The word for that yes is love.” –Richard Rohr
a reflection from the midweek Lenten service at Living Word