The heavens opened and the Holy Spirit descended like a pigeon… Doesn’t sound quite right, but it’s more accurate than you think.
Astronaut Mark Watney finds himself stranded on Mars, cut off from the authority that was supposed to be watching over him. This is a feeling mirrored in the lectionary readings from Job and the Psalms. The novel/film “The Martian” provides an illustration to explore the experience of feeling abandoned by God.
charity: water does amazing work around the globe. Check out the compelling story behind the cause.
The anatomy of an echo gives us a great model for discipleship in the interplay of Source (God), Surface (us), and Medium (Holy Spirit).
The images of Pluto sent back by the New Horizons mission offer a great visual pairing with Psalm 19.