An expectant mood permeated the room. Seven men, all of them close friends of Jesus, sat waiting. Continue reading “In the Light of Dawn”
Your love, O Lord, has substance I can feel,
A weight that holds this anxious wand’rer still,
Arrested by the strange, forgotten peal
Of heart-strings played at their Creator’s will.
Inspired by Luke 10 A Rabbi sends his disciples out, two by two, to proclaim good news in every surrounding town and village. In my mind’s eye, Jesus gives a little smile of satisfaction as he looks over the 72 lined up in front of Him, earnestly awaiting instruction. They are poor, mournful, meek, and […]
Thank you for the wounds of ministry, sustained in imitation of You; The moments I become a parable, pointing toward Your deeper truth. These longsuffering moments make me who I am, though they lack the exhilaration of victory. In moments of ease I may enjoy, even need the respite, but hearts, not least my own, […]