Paul’s instructions to the followers of Jesus in Rome to “place themselves under the authority of government” does not mean there is never a time when Christ followers must resist the dictates of their rulers. Love and justice are always our highest call.
Passion can provoke us to good works It helps if our passion is tempered by caring community, honest humility and a “Spirit-sprinkled” heart.
The One Great Hour of Sharing Offering is one way to “live for the love of what we may never see.”
There is more, much more, to “sacred texts” than their original meaning.
The burning bush was a siren in Moses’ life, a sign that help was needed, a signal that help was on the way.
Hope is not the same as optimism. Hope involves facing difficulties very honestly. It is often the work of fathers to help their children understand the difficulties they face.
Instead of “othering” the Ethiopian eunuch, Philip “brothered” him.
The proverb “If you want to go fast, go alone. If you want to far, go together,” echoes an important biblical theme and gives us direction for today.
The Holy Spirit, called the Paraclete in the Gospel of John, helps us climb the mountains we need to climb.
Trusting in God’s wisdom, leads to what I have to say.