Light a Candle and Proclaim Hope

Celtic spirituality has a phrase, “thin place,” which refers to that space where the distance between time and eternity, space and infinity, human and divine, is very thin. When the Gospel of John says, “The Word became flesh and dwelt among us,” it points to the coming of Christ as the “thin place” between the creative power of the world and life as we know it. Thin places are where our sense of God’s “no” to injustice and violence is revealed in God’s “yes” to the infinite value of life.