As for you, the anointing that you received from him abides in you, and so you do not need anyone to teach you.
1 John 2:27a
For by grace given to me I say to everyone among you not to think of yourself more highly than you ought to think, but to think with sober judgment, each according to the measure of faith that God has assigned.
The Lord turned and looked at Peter. Then Peter remembered the word of the Lord, how he had said to him, “Before the cock crows today you will deny me three times.” And he went out and wept bitterly.
Set up road markers for yourself, make yourself guideposts; consider well the highway, the road by which you went. Return O virgin Israel, return to these your cities.
A seeker of silences am I, and what treasure have I found in silences that I may dispense with confidence.
But filled with the Holy Spirit, he gazed into heaven and saw the glory of God and Jesus standing at the right hand of God.
My God in His steadfast love will meet me; my God will let me look in triumph on my enemies.
He also said, “With what can we compare the Kingdom of God, or what parable will we use for it? It is like a mustard seed….”
Word and Image
offers two parts of my morning ritual, scripture and visual art. I make no
attempt to related the two (as I do in my daily quote and blog entries) and
yet, sometimes that will happen, for as we know God works in mysterious ways.