Instead of glorifying the past, what if we treated the present as precious?
Season after Pentecost | 18th Sunday in Ordinary Time (Year B)
I've always admired the prophets. Their job of truth-telling required such courage and personal sacrifice. Yet they never held back. They spoke the truth no matter the consequences. I imagine they were lonely, then. Who could stand their challenging company for very long? Personal relationships, however, weren't the prophets' priority. Their job was to tell God's truth in a way that would be heard.
She woke me up at 2 a.m. I flipped on the light, grabbed my pen, and wrote furiously about Bathsheba.