How shrewdly the drama of mixed motives, mixed loyalties, and mixed feelings unfolds.
Season after Pentecost | 11th Sunday in Ordinary Time (Year C)
1 Kings 21:1-10, (11-14), 15-21a; Psalm 5:1-8; (2 Samuel 11:26-12:10, 13-15; Psalm 32;) Galatians 2:15-21; Luke 7:36-8:3
When I read this week’s passage from Luke, I take an aerial view. My perspective shifts from the disciples to Jesus, then to Simon the Pharisee, then to the bystanders, and finally to the woman who washes Jesus’ feet.