Speaking to the Soul: The fig tree and boot camp

I have a young friend who, after years of wanting to be in the military and working very hard to get into it, is on his third day of boot camp. It seems that boot camp was not exactly the way he had planned it would be.

Speaking to the Soul: In Love with Jesus

The Gospel authors had met Jesus only in verbal accounts, only through others who knew people who had known him. And yet, like a buried priceless treasure, they found him, recognized him as their beloved, acknowledged him as the one for whom their souls had always yearned.