Are we the gardener? Or the fig tree?
Lent | Third Sunday in Lent (Year C)
Isaiah 55:1-9 (Psalm 63:1-8); 1 Corinthians 10:1-13; Luke 13:1-9
The No More Deaths volunteers were imitating the logic of the incarnation.
One of the few fairnesses of life is the fact that each of us is given an equal 168 hours per week. That is where equality in so many ways ends. From that point on our privileges or lack thereof, and the resources they bring, define what we can do with that time.
We don’t talk about idolatry much anymore, despite the caution against it in everything from the Ten Commandments to the New Testament epistles. This is ironic, because idolatry flourishes in our culture.