The Secret Files
The Hollow Mountain
Is circumcision useful or not?
He said to them:
"If it were beneficial,
their Father would beget them from their mother
But the true circumcision of the spirit
is useful in every way."
The Gospel of Thomas
(The Nag Hammadi Library)
The word circumcise comes from Latin, circumcis- which means to cut around or about. i
To define the word spirit is a bit harder. All I know is that we all have a spirit and that it is that little part of us that is suppose to be divine. It is somewhere hidden inside each and everyone of us but kept safe and out of sight by various protective layers of defense.
Would it not be great if we could cut through these layers and again see and feel that divine part within us?
For a Sneaky Peek knock on the door
- Oxford Dictionary of Word Histories, 2002.
© Brigitte Franssen 2010