Many Theologians will claim that divine inspiration ended with the creation of what we now consider the Old and New testaments. It is as though all the essential wisdom ended on a certain date decided by a group of men under the sword of ashady emperor.
There are Papal Bulls and great proclamations. That is just Plain Bull
This week we lost a man of great light in Nelson Mandela but his words will ring true for generations. Today in our church our whole service contained his words as we saluted his life. Here are some images of light from today inside the building after the surface on on the streets of Ottawa afterwards..
Nelson Mandela “I am fundamentally an optimist. Whether that comes from nature or nurture, I cannot say. Part of being optimistic is keeping one’s head pointed toward the sun, one’s feet moving forward. There were many dark moments when my faith in humanity was sorely tested, but I would not and could not give myself up to despair. That way lays defeat and death.” ― Nelson Mandela, Long Walk to Freedom: Autobiography of Nelson Mandela