Bringing the Text to Life
At a Glance
We live with Autocorrect on a daily basis now. Autocorrection software is becoming more sophisticated than ever. And, as much as we like to complain about it, it really does an amazing job of tidying up after us when we're trying to text a message while -- for example -- on a bouncing bus weaving through downtown traffic. Now, is it possible that this could be a metaphor for how the Holy Spirit works in our lives?
For material based on today's gospel text, see "That Should Work," May 20, 2012, at HomileticsOnline.com.
Here's an actual phone text message:
Sender: This is Jesus this is my new number
Recipient: I was shocked that Jesus felt I was a close enough friend to give me his number ...
Another actual text message:
Sender: Did you know there was a Brown window spider?
Sender: Da[rn] window
Sender: Ugh window
Sender: [Expletive] window
Sender: [Undecipherable] window
Sender: Are you kidding me?
Sender: There is a...