Those guns and the silence are calling us to bring the past present so that we might learn the consequence of violence, the consequence of retribution and revenge, the consequence of betrayal and fear.
The emerging Transfiguration script challenges the status quo and it can be scary for so many of us because once the script is changed there is no going back.
What if our yoke with and for each other is to treat everyone we encounter with kindness? As Christians, how are we to act with each other?
Mary and Elizabeth are on a common trajectory, and a certain unity with God’s desire for peace and good will for all people.
Jesus does not die to make us feel guilty, he dies to show us that nothing, not even fear, power and terror will defeat Love.
Love is not just out there somewhere. It’s everywhere. We need to ingest it, to bring it inside of our very bodies.
Christianity is a revolutionary religion that says the only hope for the world is love freely given.
As descendants of Abraham and Sarah, you and I are called out of the culture of sacrifice by Jesus into the culture of Love.