Seeing clouds … seeing darkness …

Seeing clouds, seeing light, and seeing Jesus, 14th Century Crisis, “A Distant Mirror” … dark clouds, in the foothills, coming through the passes of a mountain range on a late spring day … seeing demons for what they are, who they …. but being careful. We cannot merely accuse, but we ought not to dismiss the cries for help. This is why we pray for discernment – to tell the difference.

  1. 14th Century Crisis, “A Distant Mirror”, Barbara Tuchman … hard times … are you soft if you feel it? Are you soft if you feel that dark sadness? Is there a difference between hopelessness and suffering?Are the suffering hopeless? – beatitudes …
  2. when I was a kid and would travel with my dad, foothills, North Cascades, seeing thunderheads suspended, flowing through the openings in the mountains … dark, gray, black, white, but also … ALSO surrounded by light, and green, and blue …
  3. Bad news … it’s not all in our heads … demons
  4. Good news … there is therapy for depression and there is prayer to battle demons