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.
And she gave birth to her firstborn son and wrapped him in swaddling clothes and place him in a manger because there was no room in the inn.
Luke 2. 7
When Elizabeth heard Mary’s greeting, the baby leaped in her womb, and Elizabeth was filled with the Holy Spirit. In a loud voice she exclaimed: “Blessed are you among women, and blessed is the child you will bear!
Luke 1: 42-.43
But the angel said to them, “Do not be afraid; for see—I am bringing you good news of great joy for all the people.”
So he said to them, “You are those who justify yourselves in the sight of others but God knows your hearts; for what is prized by human beings is an abomination in the sight of God.”
When he saw Jesus, he bowed with his face to the ground and begged him, “Lord, if you choose, you can me me clean.” Then Jesus stretched out his hand, touched him, and said, “I do choose. Be made clear.” Immediately the leprosy left him.
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.