A taster for the FX-MSM conference that I’m doing some stuff at in a couple of weeks. It goes alongside this Francis Alys video
Faith works in many ways.
When we make the mistake of thinking it comes only by divine intervention
and we wait for the sandstorm,
ferocious and massive
or for the landslide
or earthquake –
[‘There’, we say,
‘The mountain has moved.
How great our God is!’]
– we miss the possibility
of which the gospels remind us,
over and over:
that faith sometimes takes the form
of a group of people with a shovel
Will it hurt?
Is it backbreaking, exhausting and desperate?
Does it move mountains?