On the way to peace?

Still and quiet on the bare branch, a blackbird is watching the snow-covered landscape of Aizarna. Everything radiates quietness and harmony. Everything breathes in peace. But when I look at the first news item, the front page, or the first thought, the current and enormous uncertainties of the planet, the threats of this pandemia and […]

A wink and a smile for unforgettable family and friends…

Christmas! Mark and John did not want to imagine Jesus’ birth, but Matthew and Luke felt the need to evoke the tenderness of a birth. As the song says, “we can live without wealth, but not without tenderness…. We can live without glory, but not without tenderness…” Let’s begin with the shepherds in Luke: there […]

The glory of the flesh

About 2,700 years ago, the first Isaiah, an outstanding poet, wrote: For a child is born to us, a son is given to us; upon his shoulder dominion rests. They name him Wonder-Counselor, God-Hero, Father-Forever, Prince of Peace (Is 9, 5). Seven centuries later, around 80 AD, a physician evangelist called Luke, another poet, described: […]

Pending births

“Mary, from whom Jesus was born, also called Christ” (Mathew 1, 16)

Humanity devoid of ancestral resentments;
any politics making true speeches;