As the Ascension Falls Upon Me

Jesus ascended—but probably better for our ears is to think Jesus dove into the depths of what is real, he took our human nature and plunged it into the depths of God. What we are searching for when we’re searching for something real, something authentic, something profound—we’re searching for Christ, we’re searching for what the Ascension guarantees us.

3rd Sunday of Lent – The Desert and Our Thirst

It is beside our well, the well we have dug out in our desert, that the Lord waits for us. And it’s there—and only there—that the Lord offers us water that will quench our thirst forever, that will give us “eternal life,” the life of the age to come: the life that come through Jesus to us, the life we saw in his Transfiguration. That’s what we need. That’s what will quench the thirst you feel.