"Jesus reveals the whole pattern of creation and
human history in condensed form.
Perhaps, he is best seen as a Map!
Because of Jesus' life, death and resurrection,
we know ahead of time that the finalchapter is always
Though so much of life is filled with suffering,
disappointment, disillusionment, absurdity, and dying.
God will turn all of our crucifxions into resurrections.
Look at it in Jesus,
believe it in Jesus,
love it in Jesus,
and let it take shape in your own soul.
This is how the Christian movement was supposed to give
hope to all of
history. "And it still can. (Richard Rohr)