With whom do you identify in today’s story? Are you like the prodigal son, all too aware of your own mistakes, deserving of your fate, yet yearning for a second chance? Are you like the elder son, someone who has always done the right thing and been there for those close to you, but cannot find happiness? Or are you like the father, heartbroken from the ups and down of life, ready at any minute to run down that which you lost along the way?
Monday, March 11, 2013
Thursday, March 7, 2013
In today’s story from Luke, a group of churchgoers believe certain people have died because they’re more sinful than others. They mention two specific instances where they think God has punished sinners with death--at the temple and underneath a falling tower. That’s a silly idea, isn’t it? We would never accuse God of such a thing today, would we? Or would we.