Think about this: what were the first words God spoke to human beings in today’s episode of the great drama of our holy scriptures? What were those first words? Do you remember?
“Where are you?” God asks. “Where are you?”
These weren’t the first words God spoke to the human in the story. (more…)
Three Spheres of Religious Life
Trinity Sunday, Year B – Nicodemus came to Jesus at night and, I note, that we, too, like Nicodemus, may need the cover of darkness to safely approach God. Nicodemus is a Pharisee, zealously observing a tight, rule-based faith. But notwithstanding the discipline of his piety, down in his soul, his intuition tells him that Jesus holds a truth that he is seeking. (more…)