Images for Trinity Sunday

Wisdom (Proverbs 8) (1995)

To you, O people, Wisdom calls...
Wisdom was at the beginning, with God.

To you, O people, Wisdom calls...
Wisdom called throughout the ages, calling to all creation.

To you, O people, Wisdom calls...
Wisdom beckons even now.

To you, O people, Wisdom calls...

John 3:16 - Reimagined (1997)

For God so loved the world;
The sparrows, the mountain lions,
the fish and the people.

For God so loved the world;
In success and failure,
in sickness and health,
in mediocrity and extraordinary.

For God so loved the world;
Enough to become one of us,
enough to suffer along with us,
enough to offer new life for us.

For God so loved the world;
Let us worship God!

Psalm 8 with Thich Nhat Hanh, Teachings on Love

O LORD, our Sovereign,
how majestic is your name in all the earth!
You have set your glory above the heavens.
When I look at your heavens, the work of your fingers,
the moon and the stars that you have established;
what are human beings that you are mindful of them,
mortals that you care for them?

Even as a mother protects with her life
her child, her only child,
so with a boundless heart
should one cherish all living beings.

Yet you have made them a little lower than God,
and crowned them with glory and honor.
You have given them dominion over the works of your hands;
you have put all things under their feet,
all sheep and oxen,
and also the beasts of the field,
the birds of the air, and the fish of the sea,
whatever passes along the paths of the seas.

Let no one do harm to anyone.
Let no one put the life of anyone in danger.
Let no one, out of anger or ill will, wish anyone harm.

O LORD, our Sovereign,
how majestic is your name in all the earth!

May all living beings live in security and peace,
beings who are frail or strong, tall or short, big or small,
visible or not visible, near or far away, already born or yet to be born.
May all of them dwell in perfect tranquility.

Thich Nhat Hanh is a world renown Vietnamese Zen master and peacemaker. He is the author of numerous books and is known for his poetry. He lives in Plum Village, a meditation community in France, and travels widely teaching the "art of mindful living".