On the Basis of Love

13th SUNDAY AFTER PENTECOST (Proper 18, Year C)
Pick up your cross and follow me, are words that ring through the Christian experience. It is in carrying our own cross and sacrificing ourselves to God that we become disciples of God. But this is not easy. We must love; we must love those who hate us. We must love those who are different from ourselves. We must love, even when we do not want to love; we can love in the name of Christ. But we must also act. … More On the Basis of Love

Honor Christ and His Cross

Palm Sunday (Year B)
To the extent that we do not come to an awareness like that of the centurion and Paul, then we inevitably mock Christ – we mock Christ in the pretensions of our superiority, in the pretensions of our submission to Empire, in the pretensions of our singular image of God – basically, in all our pretensions that do not revel community, justice, peace, and love. It is our own fatal folly.
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