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To see and be seen


The Maker's Gift

Our scripture today picks up with a crowd, several hundred of whom had just come from Jesus’ miraculous feeding of 5000 with a one boy’s small lunch.They had just listened to his teaching and then eaten from these baskets of food that were passed, abundance of food, food that filled them all and then had more leftovers than they knew what to do with, food that had seemingly come out of nowhere – appearing from a small gift and a simple prayer. And somehow, shortly after this, Jesus had slipped away. Disappeared. These several hundred were intent on tracking him down. Here is what happens when they find him.
Once upon a time there was a creative and adventurous Maker who devised a whole new kind of creature and brought it to life.The Maker longed to share the most precious parts of the maker’s own self, and soformed these creatures for real connection with their Maker, each other and even all creation.Each one of these creatures would be completely unique; each one lifting up a…