Heart  of the Church


Dawn Light

Debbie took this picture of the field next door, which belonged to her neighbour, Dawn.   The picture helps her remember a good friend who died two years ago.

 Dawn across the field

Debbie also share Richard Rohr's reflection for 4 April 2024 entitled Dawn's Radiant Light

 During the first six centuries of Christianity, the moment of Jesus’ resurrection was mostly deemed unpaintable or uncarvable.  The event is not even directly described in the New Testament. All we’re given are the aftermath stories—stunned guards, seated angels, visiting women, and other resurrections: “The tombs also were opened. And many bodies of those who had fallen asleep were raised up” (see Matthew 27:51–53). Note how resurrection was already corporately understood in this telling verse.   Read More