The Eyes Have It

At the cross. At the burial. At the empty tomb. Three wait-and-see days. Three women. The gospel according to Mark begins with the ushering in of “the good news of Jesus the Messiah, God’s son” (Mk. 1:1). Composed of short narratives that could be easily visualized by those who heard its reading, Mark’s terse and…

Are You Witnesses of All This?

  Over the last several posts I’ve written about philosophers (Epicurus in particular and Protagoras) and philosophies (Epicureanism and Stoicism). Taken together they state, among other things I described earlier, that this life is all there is. There would be no hereafter in that way of thinking. During the first century the Apostle Paul, the…

Kingdom Continuum

  “…how constant, how divine, this song of ours will rise…” -David Crowder’s “O Praise Him”   The Anglican church I attend will be celebrating one-hundred and fifty years of Kingdom Life in 2018. Preparations are being made by the rectors and vestry to tell the narrative of this faith community. A cloud of witnesses…

Resurrection Doesn’t Stop There

    Heaven   Beyond “Imagine“, There, You Are.   Before me Unbound Substantive Reality, The Living Word Lifted from gilded pages to eternity’s masthead: “Alpha and Omega.”   He now walks among us with beard and white gown, A purple sash hides a pierced side, He is the only Disfigured One among us, The…