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Sculptural Invitations

A sculpture may be just a piece of crafted stone. Or, it may be a window through which I can look to see if Love is home. 85 more words

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What is Real? What is Possible?

A door that seems “closed,” may in fact be “opened,”–when the time is right, and if there is a need.

My prayer response:

May I never tire of seeing what is possible.  302 more words

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The Office of Light on the Labyrinth of the Chartres Cathedral: 2015

Easter evening in Chartres Cathedral includes the Liturgy of The Light, the symbolic re-enactment of Christ’s resurrection and mission to the world. The chairs that cover the labyrinth are removed, special lighting highlighting the architectural features of the cathedral is installed, candles and chairs are placed around the large circular feature that covers the floor of the nave, and a large candle stand for the Paschal candle is set up in the center. 630 more words

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Inspiration

The thirteenth century sculptors at Chartres depicted God “thinking up” Adam before he was created.

My prayer response:

God, how amazing that your creative imagination involves pondering and leads to relationship. 79 more words

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Passage

The death of a friend always involves many passages—for the one who has died as well as for those who are left.

My prayer response: 131 more words

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Building a Chartres-style Labyrinth with Masking Tape in Chartres

For the third year in a row the Chartres Cathedral asked the Community of Chemin Neuf to animate an Easter-eve liturgy, “The Office of The Light.” Bishop Michel Pansard presides at the celebration of Christ’s resurrection. 769 more words

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Where is God? (Post-Resurrection Appearances 5)

Forgetting that our mission as disciples is linked with Christ’s presence has plagued Christ’s followers since the beginning. It’s still a temptation that yields bitter fruit. 204 more words

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