Everybody's Got One
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Sunday, October 12, 2003

 

Most New Testament stories are skeletons; how a homilist chooses to flesh them out can be instructive, in many senses.

I don't get people who want to feel superior to the characters, even the object lessons. Who smirk at the Pharisees, or the rich young man, or the priest and the Levite on the Jericho road, or the prodigal or his brother ... they have their reward; why gloat? There's something less than charitable about exulting to see the mighty cast down, or the rich sent away empty.

Jesus looked on the young man with love, even as he walked away sad. I would think his followers should try to do the same.

posted by Kelly | 2:46 PM link
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