For As the Body
My weekly writing project (blogged at Bible Bursts) inspired a new category for Divine Incarnate, “works”. This is the Scripture passage, which was randomly selected for me at Bibledice.com, that is compelling me to closely examine the actions of my day and share them with unabashed candor.
Show me the money.
James 2:14, 26
What doth it profit, my brethren, though a man say he hath faith, and have not works? can faith save him?
For as the body without the spirit is dead, so faith without works is dead also.
There’s a song from the movie musical My Fair Lady that I love, Audrey Hepburn singing to the man who would woo her, “Don’t speak of stars shining above, if you’re in love, show me. Don’t say your heart’s filled with desire, if you’re on fire, show me.” She didn’t want him to just tell her pleasing things. She didn’t want mere words. She wanted action.
In my relationship with God, who alone is worthy of all love, all honor, all glory, I extol praises and profess my belief in Christ Jesus, His Only Begotten Son, my Lord and the Lord of all. I keep a…
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Although crippled by disease, I'm fully alive in love. I write about the terrible beauty and sacred wonder of life, while living with physical disability and severe dependency. A revert to the Catholic faith through atheism, I'm not afraid to ask life's big questions. I explore what it means to be fully human through my weekly blog and have written a book: It's Good to Be Here, published by Sophia Institute Press.
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