John of Patmos presents readers of Revelation with fantastical visions of what life could be, just as Dickens does to Scrooge.
Easter | Fifth Sunday of Easter (Year C)
Acts 11:1-18; Psalm 148; Revelation 21:1-6; John 13:31-35
On a recent work trip, I took a break to see Beautiful, the Carole King musical. I had not realized her songs' impact on me. I sat mesmerized as I heard the story of King's life woven together by songs she had written or co-written. I could sing along with every single song. They were not just the story of her life--I wondered if they had something to do with my own life and its trajectory as well.
by Emlyn A. OttApril 21, 2016