Gifts of the Spirit
by Laurie Gudim
There is something heart-expanding about the Pentecost story. The followers of Jesus, formed by three years of teachings and healings, by the experience of his crucifixion, and finally by his presence among them after his resurrection, have been incubating since he ascended. Not for very long, mind you; we all know how short a ten-day retreat can seem. But now the doors of their sanctuary have blown open, the Holy Spirit has quickened their tongues and hearts, and they are called into the street to do their own teaching and healing. Click here to read the rest of the post.