If ever there was a gospel that is right for these times, it is today’s gospel. Fear. People locked behind closed doors afraid to come out. And the usual problem – someone has to go out and get food, or visit an elderly relative to make sure they are alright. Then run back behind locked doors again. Fear, anger and upset-ness.
We can easily identify with the apostles; like them, we don’t know what is going to happen next. They are avoiding an enemy they can see – the religious authorities. We are trying to avoid an invisible enemy, one we cannot see. Like the apostles, we know life is going to be very different when we do finally emerge from our rooms. And we wonder when that will be? Continue reading “Second Sunday of Easter, 4.19.2020”