For in the resurrection they neither marry nor are given in marriage, but are like angels in heaven.
And when Jesus had been baptized, just as he came up from the water, suddenly the heavens opened to him and he saw the Spirit of God descending like a dove and alighting on him. And a voice from heaven said, “This is my Son, the Beloved with whom I am well pleased”
Then he will answer them, “Truly I tell you, just as you did not do it to the least of these, you did not do it to me.”
Look at the birds of the air; they neither sow nor reap, nor gather into barns and yet your heavenly Father feeds them.
Then Jesus summoned his twelve disciples and gave them authority over unclean spirits, to cast them out, and cure every disease and every sickness.
For if you forgive others their trespasses, your heavenly Father will also forgive you, but if you do not forgive others, neither will your Father forgive your trespasses.
Then Jesus went about all the cities and villages, teaching in their synagogues, and proclaiming the goodness of the kingdom, and curing every disease and every sickness.
Come to me all you who are weary and carrying heavy burdens, and I will give you rest. Take my yoke upon you and learn from me; for I am gentle and humble in heart, and you will find rest for your souls. For my yoke is easy and my burden is light.
And he said to them, “Why are you afraid, you of little faith?” Then he got up and rebuked the winds and the sea, and there was a dead calm.
Matthew 8: 24
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.