Courage. Courage. Courage. That’s what it sounds like as the wind blows through the chimes. What do you hear?
As we consider the temptation of Jesus (and our many temptations)
We are all asked to do more than we can do. Every hero and heroine of the Bible does more than he or she would have thought it possible to do, from Gideon to Esther to Mary. Jacob, one of my favorite characters, certainly wasn’t qualified. He was a liar and a cheat; and yet he was given the extraordinary vision of angels and archangels ascending and descending a ladder which reached from earth to heaven.