In Bosnia, I was reminded that the God who shows up at communion is a God who brazenly seeks us out of the crowd.
Season after Pentecost | 24th Sunday in Ordinary Time (Year C)
Jeremiah 4:11-12, 22-28; Psalm 14; (Exodus 32:7-14; Psalm 51:1-10;) 1 Timothy 1:12-17; Luke 15:1-10
Bruce’s dog intruded on the Easter sunrise service. It had caught a bunny, of all things, and choked while attempting to eat it. This little reminder of nature red in tooth and claw marred the morning’s tranquility. The God emptying the borrowed grave in order to bring life and immortality to light seemed complicit in the routine reality of a dog-eat-bunny creation.
A few years ago when Tomas wrecked a car, the police didn't care about his immigration status. But times have changed.