“But….” I hate to admit it, but I’m pretty sure that would have been my last word t0 Jesus as he was ascending into the sky. “But…you didn’t answer our question. You can’t go yet, we don’t know enough!”
I will be reflecting more on this passage next Sunday. Today I would like to focus on what our reading says about our life in the Trinity. Jesus said to Mary, “Do not hold on to me, for I have not yet returned to the Father. Go instead to my brothers and tell them, ‘I…Read more »
Okay, back to the Trinity. I mentioned a couple of posts back that one thing that I’m finding helpful for being able to “rest” is experiencing the Trinity. I don’t mean just believing in the Trinity, but actually experiencing the Trinity Itself/Himself/Themselves. Obviously this is a subject that is more suitable for a book than for…Read more »
Thanks for your helpful comments after my last post. I said that I would share one thing in particular that I sense is critical for tapping into the rest that Jesus offers. It’s experiencing the Trinity.
Does Jesus “loom large” in your daily life? The words “loom large” came to me this morning, seemingly out of nowhere. According to Webster’s, the word “loom” means “to appear in an impressively great or exaggerated form.” Is it possible to ‘exaggerate’ the importance of Jesus?
Maybe you heard or read this story in last week’s news. For me it’s an earthly glimpse into Trinitarian love and what it means to live out of our true glory: With two runners on base and a strike against her, Sara Tucholsky of Western Oregon University uncorked her best swing and did something she…Read more »
So how do we recover our original glory? (See yesterday’s post.) By seeking to glorify rather than to be glorified. In other words, our greatest glory is to give glory. We are most ourselves when we delight in others and give ourselves away. Like God. Last night I read a little further into Tim Keller’s The…Read more »