What does Jesus mean when he says, “your faith has made you well?” I suspect how we answer this question tells us a great deal about about our own faith, and our own sense of wellness, even our sense of salvation.
There’s a deep invitation in the hymn, in the feast of All Saints. The invitation is to consider how a life well lived, in love and in service of others, prepares us for life after death.
Encountering the magi, these mystical figures from the East, I ask. How do you approach those of other faith? Do you hope to prove them wrong? Do you come with fear? Or do you come, like the magi approached the baby Jesus? Can you encounter another faith with a sense of adventure?