I do love the beginning of Ordinary Time. And it’s not just the relief at the end of holiday craziness either. It’s the matter-of-fact boldness of it all. We’ve just been immersed in weeks of contemplation of prophecy and expectation, darkness and light, the marvel of the Word Made Flesh, God come to us as a helpless human child.We’ve meditated, sung and celebrated.
We’ve been all about the mystery. So now what?
Well, according to this, it’s not too complicated. It may be hard, it may be risky, but no—it’s not complicated.“Come after me.”Jesus, I hear your call to me now, in this moment.
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