Tag Archives: mistakes

Don’t be alarmed

“Do not be alarmed.” Usually the first words we hear in the Easter liturgy are, “Christ is risen! Alleluia!” – welcome words of exuberance after six long weeks of Lent, the deepening darkness of Holy Week, and the utter emptiness of Holy Saturday. But those words don’t appear in the first resurrection experience (Mark 16:1-8). […]

The stranger among us

Mistakes can teach some of life’s greatest lessons. Without mistakes, I think life could not be perfect. In the book The World According to Mister Rogers, Fred Rogers illustrates that point in the story of a young apprentice who applied for a job with a master carpenter. During the job interview, the older man wanted […]