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The Glory Has Departed
Norma Boeckler, Artist in Residence
Bethany Lutheran Worship on
Friday, May 15, 2015
Martin Luther had a profound love of God’s creation.
Praying the Gospel features his marvelous quotes on nature:
Our Lord has written the promise of resurrection, not in books alone, but in every leaf in springtime.
God writes the Gospel not in the Bible alone, but also on trees, and in the flowers and clouds and stars.
Anyone who has a garden of his own is truly blessed. To be able to admire one’s own plants, tend to them and provide for birds as well as other fauna is a luxury beyond measure.
I’ll look at another post on nature and gardening soon. It is from Dr Gregory Jackson, author of Ichabod, retired Lutheran pastor [sic - I preach about 62 times a year via Ustream], current university lecturer, loving husband and doting grandfather.
For now, here is one of his graphics. I cannot help but agree with him and his wife Chris — ‘Mrs Ichabod’ — who asks:
How can anyone glance at a garden and remain an atheist?