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This Blog is named after an ancient gnoseological riddle which hints hidden, disseminated, omnipresent wisdom.
I invite you to search, listen and observe with me for "the word of tree, whisper of stone, and humming together of the abyss and stars."


Path through the sea

This week I want to invite you to a beach. Not for a swim, though, but for lessons how to walk on water.
            In the gospels we hear about Jesus walking on water. Most of the miracles Jesus performed were to help people, he healed them, he fed them, he even brought a few back from the dead.
            Walking on water appears to be one of very few ostentatious, arbitrary perhaps frivolous miracles. Nevertheless, this miracle is anything but capricious! It plays a very important role. Walking on water is a true epiphany story. Or to put it differently, the early Christian told this story to explain who Jesus was for them, to explain in a simple story his divinity. There are famous sea walking precedents, biblical and even millennia older.
            This Sunday we will rejoice in one of those earlier examples. We will actually hear about the entire community of faith following God and walking on water. And we all will be invited to follow. So this Sunday, Meet you on the beach! And don’t worry should it be choppy or even stormy, that is and has been part of the deal.     

Different take on this mytheme (myth-theme) is here in this short video - Biblical Chaoskampf.

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