I’ve been thinking a lot lately about hope–just the simple idea of it. Of course, we need hope more than ever today, but more importantly, we need real hope, which is to say: we need hope in real things. A year ago, it would have been a more difficult point to make–the idea of hoping […]
Many of the Jews had come to Martha and Maryto comfort them about their brother [Lazarus, who had died].When Martha heard that Jesus was coming,she went to meet him;but Mary sat at home.Martha said to Jesus,“Lord, if you had been here,my brother would not have died.But even now I know that whatever you ask of […]
We embark on the journey to Emmaus which is the journey to nowhere. But it is precisely at that point when we are sinking, when nowhere is better than this place, the point of going to nowhere, that the Risen Lord enters the story.