The Mountain of the Lord, Day 3

“The Mountain of the Lord, Day 3”
Isaiah 2:4b
©️2020 by Gloria M. Chang

He shall judge between the nations,
and set terms for many peoples.
They shall beat their swords into plowshares
and their spears into pruning hooks;
One nation shall not raise the sword against another,
nor shall they train for war again.

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Deified Stardust

Icon of the Theotokos

Monday of the Second Week of Advent

Isaiah 35:1-10; Luke 5:17-26

An earth groaning under its downward entropic spiral longs for liberation from the cycle of life and death. For the impermanence of life and the permanence of death yields an imbalance toppling the complementarity of yang and yin.… Read the rest

Vanity of vanities!

From the Schedelsche Weltchronik or Nuremberg Chronicle (1493).

25th Week in Ordinary Time, Thursday (Year II)

Vanity of vanities, says Qoheleth, vanity of vanities! All things are vanity! …The eye is not satisfied with seeing nor is the ear satisfied with hearing.

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We Are Family, Day 4

Ten Thousand Things Say, “Amen!”
©️2020 by Gloria M. Chang

The Ten Thousand Things

The Chinese Bible translates Logos (Word) in the Prologue of St. John’s Gospel as Tao (literally, the Way)—the universal and transcendent guiding principle in the cosmos.… Read the rest