Monday, July 12, 2021

Reflection for the Week - July 12

A key part of the drama of the gospel narratives is that Jesus is reported to manifest himself as the sent One in the midst of the “actual” world in order to point people in the direction of a “possible” world that is so much more than the actual one. The actual and possible world connection and trajectory he provides leads us into the “real” world, which can only be grasped through imagination. Thus, when our imaginations are engaged by these stories and in dialogue with the rest of who we are, the beliefs and actions that pertain to this real world gradually come into focus and in so doing offer us an illuminating vision for beginning to live transformed lives.