So we went – and we listened – and we watched. And then we went home. I thought that was it. Boy, was I wrong.
Faithful and loving God, we continue to marvel in your willingness to take our burdens from us.
But sometimes the belly of a whale sounds good compared to sitting at the banquet table of God and sharing the Bread of Life and Cup of Salvation with someone I feel is doing evil upon people and doesn’t seem to care.
As we were talking about this, I realized I had lived this parable on my way to discuss the parable.
Why are you here, walking the Jericho Road?
We will eat, drink, and be merry – convinced that nothing will ever be demanded of us. That we can stockpile all we need. That are big, full barns can make us safe. That power means more than well-being.
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