Be a lamp, or a lifeboat, or a ladder.
Help someone’s soul heal.
Walk out of your like a shepherd.
Rumi found in FB
He’s 110 feet tall and has hands 20 feet long. He weighs over 750lbs and is filled with 258,000 cubic feet of air. It took 13 weeks to sew him together.And he’s quite simply the biggest Gadget for God known to man.
Jesus the Hot Air Balloon is based in Tracy, California, and is the latest evangelistic balloon project of The Merritt Ministry. The biggest challenge they faced was theological, it seems: “How do you create a hot air balloon that is both authentic and reverent in its mission of creating Jesus, the Son of God?” Er, quite. The answer? “Jesus, in a majestic purple robe, trimmed in gold, rising above a base of white clouds, in all power and majesty as is presented in the book of Revelation.” Right…
The balloon, which bears the slogan “King of kings, Lord of Lords” across the back of Jesus’s robe, is currently touring the United States. 1000 blessings to Renee Beihl from Colorado for alerting us to this gadget on a grand scale.
Thank you, Michelle Meech
Article: lShip of Fools
I wake up in the morning asking myself
what can I do today,
how can I help the world today.
JULIA BUTTERFLY HILL
(a network of grateful living)
Morning’s first thoughts. As the sun crests the skyline – do we awaken thinking of ourselves or do we reach beyond, praying for open eyes and softened hearts?
The world calls us to greet each day ready to reach out with compassion for all beings.
“Sometimes when you put your hand into a hollow tree
you touch the dark places between the stars.”
(Photo by Jena Schwartz)
Ally Carter, My True Love Gave to Me: Twelve Holiday Stories
Photo – Ashes and Snow (Gregory Colbert)