The architecture of theology in body, dwelling and community crosses all major religions. The centrality of beauty to holiness is essential to religious building tradition. Universally, sacred space is a body experience.
The people were filled with expectation,
and all were asking in their hearts
whether John might be the Christ.
John answered them all, saying,
“I am baptizing you with water,
but one mightier than I is coming.
I am not worthy to loosen the thongs of his sandals.
He will baptize you with the Holy Spirit and fire.”
After all the people had been baptized
and Jesus also had been baptized and was praying,
heaven was opened and the Holy Spirit descended upon him
in bodily form like a dove.
And a voice came from heaven,
“You are my beloved Son;
with you I am well pleased.”
Slowly read the Gospel for the week
(in the left column)
and sit with it in silence.
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shining a light on how God is working in your life.