Whatever is Glory?

“God of our Lord Jesus the Anointed, Father of Glory:  I call out to You on behalf of your people. Give them minds ready to receive wisdom and revelation so they will truly know You.” Ephesians 1:17. The Voice.

From the chapter that has been called both the Alps of the Bible and the Grand Canyon of the Bible comes this verse which inspired the first line of the Possibility Prayer:

Mind! Awaken to Possibility!

  • Awaken to the possibility that your mind can be receptive to wisdom and revelation! You can know!
  • Awaken to the possibility that you can enjoy an intimate relationship with the Father of Glory!

First, what is glory? Does anyone have a definition? We have sung, “Glory to God in the highest” for centuries, but what is glory?

Here is my humble stab at it. If beauty is wholeness (peace) and harmony (joy) and radiance (love) and proportion (balance) and unity (blessing), then glory is lightyears beyond.

In Fr. Thomas Dubay’s fine book, The Evidential Power of Beauty, he writes,

“Divine beauty is so vastly superior to the very best of created splendors that we cannot come close to conceiving it. This is true of every divine perfection. God is not only the fullness of joy. He is the very essence of joy, purest ecstasy, delight without limit, supereminently. So also he is purest loveliness, purest wisdom, purest love, all with no end whatever…the favored word for the divine beauty is glory.”

(I have added the underlines above)

Mind! Awaken to Possibility!

Awaken to the possibility that you can be intimate with the Father of Glory!

Marlee Huber ~ For Your Flourishing Life!

About Your Flourishing Life

As a child, Marlee Huber loved to ramble through gardens sampling juicy berries and delighting in the heady fragrance of roses. As an adult, she thrills at maintaining a country garden in the foothills of the Washington Cascades. Something happened in 2012 that changed everything for Marlee. She followed the love of her life as he bicycled across the continent from their home in the NW to his brother's home in the Virginia. Ninety days later she came home and has never been the same. After photographing the backroads and hamlets across America--all on auto, she came home and took an online photography course, read dozens of books on technique and vision and stepped out into a new career. Her passion is coaching young people to discover their brilliance. She calls it Life-Themes Coaching and during one nearly half-day session, she unpacks what makes you brilliant and one of a kind. Then she matches the discoveries with a photography session where she tells the story of your life with her camera. In her personal life, she is a wife, mother, and grandmother delighting in her flourishing family!
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