So if I, your Lord and teacher, have washed your feet, you also ought to wash one another’s feet.
You shall not take vengeance or bear a grudge against any of your people, but you shall love your neighbor as yourself. I am the Lord.
The good person out of the good treasure of the heart produces good, and the evil person out of evil treasure produces evil; for it is out of the abundance of the heart that the mouth speaks.
Count it all joy, my brethren, when you meet various trials, for you know that the testing of your faith produces steadfastness (patience). And let steadfastness have its full effect, that you may be perfect and complete, lacking in nothing.
James 1: 2-4
Yet, O Lord, you are our Father; we are the clay and you are the potter; we are all the work of your hand.
Go I tell you, whatever you ask for in prayer, believe that you have received it, and it will be yours.
When the man saw he did not prevail against Jacob, he struck him on the hip socket; and Jacob’s hip was put out of joint as he wrestled with him.
Therefore, brothers and sisters, be all the more eager to confirm your call and election, for if you do this, you will never stumble.
2 Peter 1:10
The glory that you have given me I have given them, so that they may be one as we are one.
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.