Anything which is overdone, be it ever so good and aesthetic in itself, is, at a point, counter-productive.
We have to spend so much time talking about God that, at a point, there is no time to listen to God any more.
On Good Friday all the old images are
exploded in complicated patterns
theologians have traced for ages.
At Easter, we celebrate the other kind of joy, the kind each of us longs for, when every tear is wiped away, and there is no sorrow anymore ...
Suffering will be vindicated; death will be overcome; a new life will arise: that is the Easter message of the paschal mystery.
What are some ways you can “wash your neighbors’ feet”? Are there degrees of service to your neighbor?
For what do you thirst?
Peter bore witness in a different manner after the Resurrection than he did before Christ died. To what do you attribute this?