There's a phrase I wish I could ban from church. It's this: “God has a plan.” The only plan I dare to call God’s is to show up when life hurts.
This Advent, I am not going to counsel you to be patient. Instead I say, be impatient. Be impatient for the coming of the reign of love. Be impatient for Christ to reign in glory. Let your impatience fuel your work for justice.
https://youtu.be/gxU4oprt1U8 Today is the feast of the Reign of Christ, also known as the feast of Christ the King. This is a relatively new feast for the church. Pope Pius XI instituted the feast in 1925. The feast was created to combat the rising nationalism and secularism in Europe. On the surface Pius' feast failed.... Continue Reading →