The direction in which Scripture points us is often counterintuitive, and it’s is almost always counter-cultural. The direction God points us ALWAYS asks us to be intentional about the seemingly small things.
This, friends, is the radical dream of Jesus: that his followers would exercise a different kind of power. Jesus imagined a world where power was exercised differently, where we understood power differently. In the Kingdom of God, or as Dr. King translated, in the beloved community, power is measured in compassion, in healing. Power is measured by justice.
Easter tells us Jesus' revolution of love won't happen on our terms. Jesus' resurrection asks you to hope, and to hold your hope in a direction you can't control... The resurrection is a deep wildness in God’s mercy.