Tag: Luke

The Magnificat (an Advent Reflection)

The Magnificat (an Advent Reflection)

Advent, Art, spiritual practice, Spirituality
Our host today is Julie Adams. I give to you an artistic rendition of "The Magnificat" based on Luke 1:46-55. For more about Julie, please scroll to the end. The Magnificat ... The Annunciation and Magnificat from Holden Evening Prayer by Marty Haugen ... 46 And Mary said, “My soul magnifies the Lord, 47     and my spirit rejoices in God my Savior, 48 for he has looked with favor on the lowliness of his servant. Surely, from now on all generations will call me blessed; 49 for the Mighty One has done great things for me, and holy is his name. 50 His mercy is for those who fear him from generation to generation. 51 He has shown strength with his arm; he has scattered the proud in the thoughts of their hearts. 52 He has brought down the powerful from their thrones, and lifted up the lowly;

My Hope is Built on Nothing Less

Christianity, Easter, Religion, Scripture, Spirituality, Theology
April 4, 2010 Arise, Awaken, Journey open your eyes rise open your heart waken open your spirit journey Easter Reflection! At daybreak on the first day of the week  the women who had come from Galilee with Jesus took the spices they had prepared and went to the tomb. They found the stone rolled away from the tomb; but when they entered, they did not find the body of the Lord Jesus. While they were puzzling over this, behold, two men in dazzling garments appeared to them. They were terrified and bowed their faces to the ground.  They said to them, "Why do you seek the living one among the dead? He is not here, but he has been raised. Remember what he said to you while he was still in Galilee,  that the Son of Man must be handed over to sinners and be crucified, and rise on the third day."