Where there is darkness, let there be light

Aside

ImageI woke up this morning to snow slowly falling outside my window. I’ve had enough of the snow this winter season, but there was still a beauty about it that invited reflection.

And As I sat with today’s scripture readings – the Gospel in Mark in which Jesus says “A prophet is not without honor except in his native place and among his own kin and in his own house” – I thought of my sisters and brothers in the church justice movement working as prophets in a house that many times is unwelcoming and uninviting. I prayed for them.

On this day, I would need that passage, and those in this movement for a better church, more than I would know.

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