Cleanliness

Read Mark 5:1-43 first. There is a sermon based on this here. For the Jewish people, clean and unclean are not matters of hygiene or morality but ritual. They are understood in relation to being ‘holy’ or set apart. Four categories of things can be unclean: certain foods, skin diseases, contact with dead people orContinue reading “Cleanliness”

Musings – Blank Canvas

Just slap anything on when you see a blank canvas staring you in the face like some imbecile. You don’t know how paralyzing that is, that stare of a blank canvas is, which says to the painter, ‘You can’t do a thing’. The canvas has an idiotic stare and mesmerizes some painters so much thatContinue reading “Musings – Blank Canvas”

With All Your Heart – God’s Generous Heart

An Extreme Generosity I would be very surprised if anyone in this room had heard the name Dobri Dobrev, also known as Grandpa Dobri, Elder Dobri, or The Saint of Bailovo, before this moment. I would also be surprised if you forget his story – even if you can’t remember his name – after youContinue reading “With All Your Heart – God’s Generous Heart”