Today’s reading is about the great and good. The philanthropists. The devout. The respectable and respected. The ones who got invited to open school fêtes and to speak on local radio chat shows. … More Mark 12:38-44
Martha and Mary were suffering too, and that cut Jesus to the heart. He wept hot tears of sadness for their sadness. This was a hard place to be. But he was there. He was there, with them in their desolation. … More John 11:32-44
So is divorce always bad? Yes. Always bad. Is it sin? I would say it is the result of sin, and God, in his incomprehensible mercy, forgives sin. … More Mark 10:2-16
(aside to audience) except that the scientific terminology won’t be invented for a couple of thousand years yet, so we’re a bit ahead of our time here.
But what could it mean?
Mel: Well, I’ve been looking through my guide to the stars (holds up celebrity gossip magazine) and it says that the new star means a new king!
Bal: That’s amazing! We should go and visit him. We could take gifts too – something useful would be good.
Or the latest toy – something every kid would want. … More Bold, Frankenstein and Mmmm-errr