Nachshone was all about freedom. And as Saint Janice Joplin taught us, freedom is just another word for nothing left to lose. Nachshone continued.
We can’t know in advance whose life will have been the kind of life that speaks of holiness, and so we can’t look out on this morning’s congregation and know who is a saint and who is a sinner.
The teaching on that is that a lot of shepherds walked past that particular bush that day. Moses is the only one who noticed that it was special, that it was not consumed by the fire. So, Moses stopped and he decided to take a look at the bush.
Jesus did not say “Go out and change the world!” He said, “Be transformed.”