The Prodigal Son is often read to mean that God loves sinners, whereas the Jews thought God only loved the righteous. This makes no sense.
Season after Pentecost | 25th Sunday in Ordinary Time (Year C)
Jeremiah 8:18-9:1; Psalm 79:1-9; (Amos 8:4-7; Psalm 113;) 1 Timothy 2:1-7; Luke 16:1-13
In the Nazi-occupied Netherlands, my dad couldn't sing national songs. The Nazis saw the church's Psalter, however, as innocuous. Little did they know.
by Martin TelDecember 26, 2013
“Life isn’t fair,” my four-year-old granddaughter once told me. She offered this judgment as a thoughtful observation, not a whining complaint. I remember taking genuine pleasure in her remark—not just a delight in her early capacity for philosophical reflection, but also a sense that this particular wisdom could be of blessing in the life ahead of her.