The disciples didn’t understand what Christ’s good news was supposed to look like during the forty days after the crucifixion. The miracle of Jesus was real to his followers but very much a mystery in terms of what would happen next.
We still live in a time of mystery. … We each face living into the mystery of the Christ who has come but who has not yet come again. We each need new and renewed ways of living into this time of not knowing.
—Jane Herring, One Day I Wrote Back: Interacting with Scripture Through Creative Writing (Upper Room Books, 2015)
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Those who know your name put their trust in you,
for you, O LORD, have not forsaken those who seek you.
—Psalm 9:10 (NRSV)
Prayer for the Week
Creator God, I am listening. I am listening.
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(Courtesy of Vanderbilt Divinity Library)
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