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Monday, December 17, 2018

December 17, 2018

…the search for right images in our time needs to include images that enable us to grasp an intuitive sense of the whole in ways that link the particular and the universal, holding each accountable to the other….mentoring communities serve well when they nurture an imaginal complex of integrating symbols that grasp the dynamic of dissolution and recomposition.
–Sharon Daloz Parks

1.What do you see in this image? Be concrete and descriptive, as if you were explaining the picture to someone who can’t see it.
2.What are your feelings after gazing at this image?
3.What does this image say to you about Jesus?
4.Do you like this image? Would you want it in your home where you would see it every day? Why or why not?

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If you would like to share these with me for possible inclusion of your comments or insights in the postings on Saturdays in Advent, please email your thoughts to me at bayathread(at)gmail(dot)com.

 

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  1. Cynthia McCarthy permalink
    December 17, 2018 6:34 pm

    I feel drawn into this image. The warm lavender background, but especially the enfolding of the arms. I positioned my own arms likewise and felt the embrace – gentle and comforting. I noticed the three fingers visible and make the trinity connection. The style of painting the robe with a feathery texture imbues the whole figure with the power (strong but gentle) of the one eagle feather above.

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