“Zacchaeus was a wee little man …” or was he? Sometimes it helps to revisit the Biblical text to claim the truth of God’s Holy Word. This story may not be about repentance; perhaps it’s about revelation.
We are called to more intentional care for one another by establishing a more nurturing faith community. That’s part of what it means to be Making a Place for Everyone.
In this season of Advent, we may want to question if we have put too much attention toward the temporary and seasonal gifts, bows, trees, parties, and lights. But perhaps getting rid of them is not the most faithful way.
The disciples are given a purpose, they are given a mission, but Christ tells them to wait, for they do not yet have the power from on high. Sometimes waiting is a necessary thing.