Saturday, July 24
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For Unto Us – Prayerful Tuesday

Advent, Blessings, Christ Child, Christmas, Creation, Creator, culture, disabled, forgiveness, Friendship, gift, Gospel of Luke, Gospel of Matthew, Grace, Gratitude, Holy Mystery, homeless, Hope, hunger, Incarceration, inner peace, Joy, justice, Kingdom of God, listen, Love, meditation, mercy, mind, Mystery, Nature, prayer, praying with art, Quote, Scripture, spiritual practice, Uncategorized, Visio Divina, wonder
John 1:1-5  In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God. 2He was in the beginning with God. 3All things came into being through him, and without him not one thing came into being. What has come into being 4 in him was life,* and the life was the light of all people. 5 The light shines in the darkness, and the darkness did not overcome it.   This is one of my favorite paintings of the birth of Jesus.  There is just something about the expressions on Mary and Josephs faces as they look at the new small being in their life that draws me in.  I once saw the original in the Boston Museum of Art and this tiny painting on black slate captivated me as no others have. However, I must admit that despite loving this painting, I don’t see the nativity as an...