Saturday, May 26, 2012

Jesus and Loss

There is no evidence in the gospels that Jesus fought to avoid the cross until he was finally overwhelmed and overcome by superior power, thereby ending up being crucified. Rather, Jesus submitted to the coercive exercise of power, to loss and to the cross, thereby setting us a hard but sublime example.

Thursday, May 10, 2012

Further to Go

At every rise, at every bend, whether exploring by auto or foot, I look ahead, and there is always further to go.