Day: January 15, 2013

Religion and Downton Abbey

…what I think the series is doing is inviting us to think of faith in a new and different way. Faith is interpreting how we relate to each other. Faith is coping with the complexity of our past. Faith is carrying the baggage that shapes us all into the present and doing so in ways that are ameliorated and less damaging. Faith is hope even when you are in a predicament of hopelessness.

Encouragement

With our heart firmly fixed in God — our mind and affections grounded — we can remember the hope to which he has called us. The eye of the heart in the heart of God.