The disciples accept Jesus as the Messiah, but they still don’t have a clue about what that really means. Jesus wants to take them up to the next level, to have them fully understand what it means to follow him. He tells them that to be a Christian means to serve, not to lord it over people.
Bereft, the disciples stare at the empty sky. The Master has disappeared, this time for good. He turned their worlds upside down, set their hearts afire, opened their minds to new understandings and their imaginations to new dreams. And now he is gone. They crane their necks, trying to catch one final glimpse of him, but the sky is innocent of all miraculous goings on. They are on their own.
Two strangers in white have […]