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Are Our Words Made Flesh???

One of the many descriptions about Jesus was that he was the word made flesh. There have been many understandings of this saying, but for me, I like the idea that Jesus was the understanding of God taking on flesh and bone. Or we encountered God when we saw this person act, think and speak. 
However, if we think of Jesus, do we think of an action (or embodiment) in the moments that make up our daily lives or do we think of the words we are told off a page? 
I think the Bible is a beautiful document which shows the development of human consciousness and understandings. This is not just limited to how people understood their place in society but also their relationship with others and their relationship with the great unknowns. We can often be lured into the idea that the Bible is a dictated book that fell from heaven all at once. But it developed over millennia and incorporates something of the culture that each segment was written in. 
One of the common strands running through the Bib…

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