The jar made of the stuff of this earth symbolizes the nitty gritty processes of everyday life — the how of getting things done, the down and dirty steps needed to distribute the treasure.
As we gather around the table of the Lord’s Supper each Sunday to celebrate the giving of his Body and Blood for us, we would do well to reflect on what it is we’re sharing in.
Central to the Creed is belief in the Trinity, the conviction of a three-ness in the one Godhead, the Divine as Father, Son and Holy Spirit.
Certain stories might well be styled “echoing” because they reverberate with the inner story a person tells about herself.
A saving solidarity: when someone is suffering, not only sympathizing but carrying them through…doing something to lift the burden.