The angels told the disciples that the resurrected Jesus had gone ahead of them to Galilee, the place where Jesus had done so much good.
Long before La La Land was mistakenly awarded the Oscar for Best Movie at the 2017 Academy Awards, Peter became a symbol for “getting it wrong.”
Jesus experienced the pain of death and still claimed the promise of resurrection. He calls us to be a people of resurrection, amidst the pain of life.
Not everything we think is true, is true.
In ancient Israel the daughters of a man who had no sons sought justice for themselves and their family. As a consequence women were able to claim an inheritance and not lose ancestral property.
While it is true that fear is a basic human emotion it is also true that we give it undue influence.
Far more than the only book in the Bible in which God is not mentioned, Esther is a story of courage and keeping faith in dangerous and demanding times.
Matthew’s account of the Transfiguration makes it clear that while Moses, Elijah, Peter, James and John are important, only Jesus is essential.
Healthy communities have clean air, good jobs and respectful ways of interacting.
We are to join Jesus in refusing to ask if others are worthy of Mercy.