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(posted on 9 Jun 2019)

Interesting, that those early storytellers used the imagery of fire and wind, both basic elements in the universe.  Fire is indispensable to daily living – its warmth, a comforting presence, its light a guide in the dark.  Literary images of fire refer to its creative, cleansing and purifying power that opens to new birth and growth. We know how unpredictable, how strong and powerful wind can blow; wind blows to the left, the right, above and beneath us, pushing us forward and sometimes sending us to and fro, and yet... how gentle/still. …

 

Read the whole reflection: Pentecost Experience by Alice Hanson