The Valley of Dry Bones
The hand of the Lord came upon me, and he brought me out by the spirit of the Lord and set me down in the middle of a valley; it was full of bones. He led me all round them; there were very many lying in the valley, and they were very dry. He said to me, ‘Mortal, can these bones live?’ I answered, ‘O Lord God, you know.’ Then he said to me, ‘Prophesy to these bones, and say to them: O dry bones, hear the word of the Lord.
Reflection by Duke Yaguchi
Different people have different views of the trilogy. Some think they are all one of the
same. Different facets perhaps, but the one and only God. I think of them as three
separate entities. God, Son and Holy Spirit. I think of the Holy Spirit as some wispy,
blowing wind that physically comes over me, touches me. Sometimes cooling me. Some
times knocking me over. But always informing me of God's existence.
In this scripture, I see "the hand of the Lord" and "the spirit of the Lord" as the Holy
Spirit moving Ezekiel and instructing him to speak to the dry bones in the valley.
Why would the Holy Spirit do this? Maybe we can talk to the dead? I sometimes do so. I
talk to my Mom and Dad. Sometimes together, but mostly one at a time. Often, I just say