Thanksgiving – Reflections
Bible Text: Exodus 16:1-15; John 6:32-35
In the Celtic tradition, it is said that the light of God shines through creation—through sun, moon and stars; through desert, forest, and glen, through guppy, cow, and crow. Perhaps, nowhere does the light of God shine brighter or purer than in the gaze shared between mother and infant as those early bonds of human love and trust are formed.
I wonder, if it is the light of that shared gaze within the deep memory of humanity that is from time to time, rekindled, so that it rises up in protest, when we witness the extinguishing of the light, and the breaking of trust between the peoples of the world. …