Sanctifying the time…


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“What shall I render to the LORD for all his benefits to me? I will lift up the cup of salvation and call on the name of the LORD” – Psalm 116:12-13

Hebrew with transliteration:

מָה־אָשִׁיב לַיהוָה כָּל־תַּגְמוּלוֹהִי עָלָי
כּוֹס־יְשׁוּעוֹת אֶשָּׂא וּבְשֵׁם יְהוָה אֶקְרָא

mah ashiv ladonai kol-tagmuloti alai?
kos-yeshu’ot essa uv’shem Adonai ekra

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Winter Perigrination…


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The walk of faith is one of “holy suspense,” trusting that God is on the other side of the next moment, “preparing a place for you” (John 14:3). In the present, then, we live in unknowing dependence, walking by faith, not by sight. For “hope that is seen is not hope; for who hopes for what he sees?” (Rom. 8:24). This is the existential posture of faith – walking in darkness while completely trusting in God’s daily care. Our task at any given moment is always the same – to look to God and to accept His will. This is where time and eternity meet within us, where God’s kingdom is revealed in our hearts.

Note: I took this picture at the MN Landscape Arboretum, a day after a light snow in mid January.