This morning seems to be a time, for me, of connections revealed.
First, thinking again of Jesus’s words as to what being ‘the greatest’ requires: ‘If any of you will be the greatest, you must become the servants of all.”
Second, my mind ricochets back to the story of the Fall. What was the first couple’s original sin?
Wanting to be ‘like God’. Perhaps a more accurate rendition might be wanting to be like how they imagined God Is? Think about this, carefully.
In any case, they wanted to take on something for which they were by no means ready. We still aren’t, but with God’s help we cope with it.
But too few of us ask…