Anna and Simeon’s hope precedes their encounter with Jesus.
Reading about Jesus in Capernaum, I think about a man I met in Tijuana.
From the wise men to the wedding at Cana, joy comes from recognizing and affirming the good.
I understand the people who only show up once a year, just to hold a candle of their own.
The church at Corinth had many problems. Some simple kindness would have helped.
Jesus wasn't popular.
Mary and Elizabeth knew the basic truths of life.
Unabated cultural frivolity rules our churches, too.
Who tests Abraham, or Jacob, or Jesus—and why?