As it is in Heaven

There is an ancient ceramic dish that sits in the Aga Khan Museum attributed to Samanid Iran. The color and decoration are vibrant and refined for its time, and the inscription reads: Generosity is a disposition of the dwellers of Paradise. In our world, at times, there seems to be a powerful centripetal force pullingContinue reading “As it is in Heaven”

An excerpt from Sunday By Sunday

by Joan Mitchell, CSJ “In the cosmology of Jesus’ time, God and the heavens were up and human beings and Earth were below. Our 2,000-year-old gospel tells the story of the risen Jesus’ return to God in the cosmology everyone assumed in the first century. To return to God is to go to the heavens.Continue reading “An excerpt from Sunday By Sunday”