Jesus' anointing at Bethany: the heralding of a new spiritual, economic and political empire.
We do not see the Kingdom, acquire it, build it, or enjoy it. What we do is join a Movement which looks for it, acts if it already existed, takes hold of its final reality and embodies bits of it now.
being not doing
Palm branches, a crown of thorns, a wooden cross, and an empty tomb
A prayer to be made hungry, where hunger is longing after more of God's presence.
Christianity is all about life and death. It is the way to life and the victory over death.And so it is that I have put here some photos of my 'ordinary', of my day by day, through which I find and see the extraordinary: the way to life and the victory over death.
The Gospels show that Jesus invites, restores and saves women. The only qualification to be a disciple, or one who teaches, leads, heals, serves or prophecies in the name of Jesus is a love of God. And gender could never disqualify anyone from that.
Some thoughts from the ending chapters of Matthew and his account of the crucifixion.
Some thoughts on Matthew 16.