There is a spirit of the times in which we live. It is a mash-up of all the prevailing narratives that influence and govern how we see ourselves, the world, God, and all of life. But there is also the spirit of the depths. This spirit is timeless. This spirit is eternal life. This spirit is harmony. This spirit is freedom. This spirit is love. This spirit is beyond all words and description. The spirit of the times holds us down. The spirit of the depths lifts us up. What the spirit of the depths reveals within us is folly to the spirit of the times… a divine madness. This is ultimately why Jesus was crucified. The spirit of the times would not accept the spirit of the depths. They said Jesus was crazy. He was… the kind of crazy we need.
(Photo by Darla Winn)