Closing Word, as found and recited by member Ed Stofko. “But we are born of risen apes, not fallen angels, and the apes were armed killers besides. And so what shall we wonder at? Our murders and massacres and missiles, and our irreconcilable regiments? Or our treaties whatever they may be worth; our symphonies however [...]
“…the question kept coming up in my head. What did you come here to do. This is harder than a bucket list. This is not about horseback riding or motor scooters or climbing Machu Picchu. This is about our lives. ” – Rev. Mark Walz
“It’s not like the path is easy, but it’s like things seem to fall into place. in a way that makes me take notice. It’s like if I’m being true to what lights me up on the inside, that things around me are affected.”
The parables that we recreate on Easter Sunday are there to tell us the deeper story. Easter bunnies DO make the world a better place. The idea that the Earth comes alive again at this time, bearing all of its fruits and resources to sustain us again for the work of another year is an amazing story and worth being celebrated. But the story of a young man, a Rabbi, willing to hold to his values and his principles…
Thoughts and feelings and experiences are hard to toss out. They’re hard because they inevitably reemerge when you least expect it. Like a weed growing up in your freshly planted garden. So you’ll need to practice.
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