In this video, The Rev. Becky Zartman is in conversation with Brs. Curtis Almquist, Jim Woodrum, Keith Nelson and Geoffrey Tristram to discuss Light.
Questions for Meditation:
At the beginning of the Great Easter Vigil, we literally share the Light of Christ, as we light one another’s candles from the newly kindled flame. How do we live out this liturgical moment in our daily lives?
Our souls, like the sky, know times of darkness as well as light. Where is the light in your life?
- This week, pay attention to light as you move through your day, especially at the beginning and the close of each day.
The learning goals for Light are:
- Connecting the sign of light to personal spirituality or experience
- Understanding how light plays a role in Christian worship and community life
- Learning a new contemplative practice that can help participants connect more deeply to the sign of light
Practices to go deeper
When we see by the light of Christ, everything that is close to us, things as simple and as vital as light and water and food and shelter and community – everything – is transformed into a vehicle of grace. These ordinary, existential, elemental pieces of life become imbued with the golden hue of love.Read More
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