Act of Death, Act of Life: A Reflection on Good Friday

Well, friends, here we stand, at the foot of the cross. The crisis between the authorities and Jesus, between might and right, has been resolved, with the way of goodness, truth, honesty and love, crushed once again. As it too often seems to be in our world. There is still hope, of course. The sign … Continue reading Act of Death, Act of Life: A Reflection on Good Friday

The Cost and the Cross (A Good Friday Reflection)

It’s Good Friday, a day rich in significance for Christians, the day when we commemorate Jesus’ crucifixion. Reading the story today, I couldn’t help but think of words that we’ve heard a lot in the media over the past couple years: collusion, conspiracy, betrayal, obstruction of justice, denial, false motivations, and that old favorite of … Continue reading The Cost and the Cross (A Good Friday Reflection)