The name Barabbas means “son of the father” (bar-abba). Before Pilate and the crowd, there were two sons of the father, one innocent, one guilty. They chose one to free, one to condemn. Which son of the father was Adam, and the rest of us, suppose to be like? Two sons of the father, that […]
I wonder if Mary Magdalen heard the birds singing on her way to the tomb early Easter Sunday morning? Did she hear them singing afterwards on her way back?
“Where is God when I sin?” I asked a spiritual director. “Suffering with you on the Cross,” he said. And I began to understand Christianity. — Fr. Charles Stanley, OFM Cap., source
Christianity is one beggar telling another beggar where he found the bread. — D.T. Niles