Tag Archives: Incarnation

Look at a crucifix

A crucifix is a powerful symbolic reminder of the affirmation God has on this world. The Son of God, Jesus Christ, willingly, foreseen from all eternity, at the creation of the world — this world — had consented to a world … Continue reading

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Hidden Secret Forgotten M       I       S       U       N       D       E       R       S       T … Continue reading

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More reflective moments (T. S. Eliot’s The Dry Salvages part V from Four Quartets)

Men’s curiosity searches past and future And clings to that dimension. But to apprehend The point of intersection of the timeless With time, is an occupation for the saint— No occupation either, but something given And taken, in a lifetime’s … Continue reading

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The sacrament of the present moment

T. S. Eliot suggested that “the time of death is every moment” in his long masterpiece poem Four Quartets. This New Years Day 2012, it’s an appropriate occasion to focus on how God sanctifies time via the Incarnation, wherein Christ … Continue reading

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The nature of reality is marital

Jesus Christ reveals the true reality of the cosmos. One way of seeing this endless multifaceted revelation is through marriage. It’s not a new concept, but it’s a deep one that can be mined again and again. Jesus brought us … Continue reading

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