The ailing young man wanted to be face to face with God. I opened my shoebox.
Easter | Fourth Sunday of Easter (Year A)
Acts 2:42-47; Psalm 23; 1 Peter 2:19-25; John 10:1-10
A shepherd’s staff has a crook for drawing the sheep away from danger, and a blunt end for prodding them toward places they would rather not go. This week’s texts embrace the tension between the two in the shepherd’s role.