…as pictures speak

Not surprisingly, perhaps, Egypt has featured on numerous occasions on this blog so far this year. As preachers we are called upon to make some kind of ‘God sense’ of what we see, however falteringly. Every once in a while, though, we find ourselves all but lost for words. Yesterday @NavineZaki posted this photo from the streets of Cairo. In the midst of all the bloodshed, madness, hope and frustration, it shows a moment of true human beauty.  Maybe this is why thousands have already tweeted it and passed it around the world. As Muslims kneel in the street to pray, Christians link hands and form a protective cordon around them. Nuff said…

Photo: Nevine Zaki

As it says in Ecclesiastes 3 ,there is ‘a time to be silent and a time to speak’ (v.7) . This is the former