The rock foundation that is built in hearing and acting on the word of Christ is another one of Jesus’ upside down images. It is not some inner steel that keeps out the floods and wind. It is instead a profound vulnerability.
Even as we are plunged into a time of overwhelming sorrow, there is power in knowing that together we grieve, but then we can choose to honor those who have lost their lives by this time not turning back to our own concerns.
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