fringe in Gennesaret: a trilogy

The Fringe in Gennesaret   Recognition “After they had crossed the lake, they landed at Gennesaret.  When the people recognized Jesus, the news of his arrival spread quickly throughout the whole area, and soon people were bringing all their sick to be healed.  They begged him to let the sick touch at least the fringe of […]

journey: is love really pink?

Joy – quiet, beautiful joy, this elbow room of grace –  falls into our month by waiting, and praying, and watching one another choose grace, and the assumption of positive intent. Woe – how easily we offend. But this morning, after he chooses grace, I choose to wait… while you, God of all questions, offer a picture: Wait…at 7:00 […]

breath

original art: Elizabeth Figgie: http://www.elizabethfiggie.com Our lungs have, on average, 274-790 million pulmonary alveoli (in zeroes, that’s 790,000,000) through which our lungs and bloodstream exchange oxygen and carbon dioxide. The alveoli seem vulnerable in that their surface is a single-cell thick, but that vulnerability allows them to readily make this exchange with blood capillaries (their endothelial layer also one cell […]