In the Incarnation, Jesus has known destruction. He has known desolation. He has known the thousand deaths we are called to die. He still knows. And on the cross, Jesus shows forth this knowledge, offering his whole being, even to the gates of death.
– Br. Lucas Hall, SSJE
A prayer for your day:
Jesus, the horror of death haunts all human life. Yet in your cross you share our pain and show us death’s destruction. I know you are the Way of life and will meet me at the gates of death, to lead me through.