Wednesday, 9 May 2012

Amazing ability

In the introduction to Jesus' Plan for a New World, Richard Rohr explains the inability of the apostles to understand Jesus' language when the latter speaks to them about the leaven of the Pharisees (Mark 8: 14-16).  He then uses a statement, reading which I could not stop laughing.
Aware of their amazing ability to miss the point... (emphasis added)
I can very well connect with Jesus' irritation and impatience... it happens quite often with me while taking class for the Brothers.  That quizzical look on the apostles faces would not have been very different from the one that my Brothers have at times. 

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