Monday of Holy Week: Living in the Web of Reciprocity

This illusion enraptured Judas. He wanted to snip his thread from the wider web of life. He perceived creation through the lens of money, rather than as gift. Mary models a life lived within a circle of shared abundance. She receives the gifts of life and pours them out on her beloved.

Palm Sunday: Remain Here And Keep Watch

Jesus in the garden is troubled and distressed. “My soul is sorrowful,” he says. His request of his disciples and of us all is to “Remain here and keep watch.” To be in the room with him.

Day 39: Sustaining Community

We are about to head into Holy Week, Jesus sensed the impending threat upon his life from the religious authorities, and instead of pressing on alone, Jesus remained with his disciples to face the challenges ahead.