Go and learn what this means, ‘I desire mercy, not sacrifice.’ For I have come to call not the righteous but sinners.
Those who find their life will lose it, and those who lose their life for my sake will find it.
You are the salt of the earth; but if salt loses its taste, how can saltiness be restored?
What I say to you in the dark, tell in the light; and what you hear whispered, proclaim from the housetop.
For what will it profit them if they gain the whole world but forfeit their life? Or what will they give in return for their life?
In everything do to others as you would have them do to you; for this is the law and the prophets.
At that time Jesus said, “I thank you Father, Lord of heaven and earth, because you have hidden these things from the wise and intelligent and have revealed them to infants; yes, Father, for such was your gracious will.
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.