“A long way off…” like me


I begin to think that yesterday's Gospel reading -- wherein Luke relates Jesus' telling of the parable of the Prodigal son -- is my very favorite parable of in scripture. Every time we read it I take away something wholly new.Yesterday, it was this:While he was still a long way off, his father caught sight of him, and was filled with compassion.Obviously, I've read the parable many times, and yet yesterday, it seemed like the Holy Spirit wanted me to really see that line. I took … [Read more...]