Wow to you when all speak well of you, for that is what their ancestors did to the false prophets.
By the tender mercy of our God, the dawn from on high will break upon us, to give light to those who sit in darkness and in the shadows of death, to guide our feet into the way of peace.
Whatever house you enter, first say, ‘Peace to this house!’ And if anyone is there who shares in peace, your peace will rest on that person; but if not, it will return to you.
And blessed is she who believed that there would be a fulfillment of what was spoken by the Lord.
Then one of them struck the slave of the high priest and cut off his right ear, And Jesus said, “No more of this!” And he touched his ear and healed him.
Luke 22: 51-51
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.
When Elizabeth heard Mary’s greeting, the child leaped in her womb. And Elizabeth was filled with the Holy Spirit and exclaimed with a loud cry, “Blessed are you among women, and blessed is the fruit of your womb.”
And all the crowd were trying to touch him, for power came out from him and healed all of them.
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.