Women of Freedom

I love the Gospel stories of the women who went to the tomb of Christ, especially the version in Mark's Gospel (16:1-8). There is something almost comic about the women walking to the tomb, to anoint the body of Christ, and wondering who would roll the stone away from the tomb. Clearly they won’t be able …

A goal without a plan opens doors

The Liturgy readings on this Third Sunday of Pascha (Acts 6:1-7; Mark 15:43-16:8) present us with two different types of Christians. But perhaps the most important message today is more mystical.