Even though the Church — wherever it is found — has fallen short of bringing people together, the Church has still inherited the Gift of Diversity.
The Church — the Body of Christ — should live in such a way, that it does not make sense unless the Love of God exists.
The Spirit of God leads us to see the Image of Christ in others. And, if we listen closely, we might hear the choir warming up, and we are invited to join the Song.
When we abide in the Love of Christ, it leads us back home to God’s Presence, but it also takes us to new places that will change who we are.
When the potter sits down at the table and she watches the wheel spin around and around, she applies a light touch to shape the clay in good ways. It takes patience. It takes time. It takes care and concern. It’s how God Loves us, and it’s how we are called to share God’s Love…
When we try to put all the pieces together, we find a thread of Peace running throughout all of Scripture that leads us to the very Heart of God.
Just talking to someone, reaching out to someone, even if it’s a simple “Hello” — an acknowledgement of their existence — can make such a big difference.
Just as we trust and have faith in our friends and family, we should trust and have faith that what the Bible tells us is and was true about God’s Promise to us, and what Jesus came and did on Earth.
God does not show partiality. God’s Grace has a way of bringing people together; and, when that happens that “Alleluia” starts to rise up inside of us, yet again. Image credit: “Easter Morning” by Jen Norton
The risk of Palm Sunday is nothing new. When we throw our cloaks down, they are bound to get a little dirty.