Bringing the Text to Life
Our life with God in the here and now is a guarantee of a better life to come.
AT A GLANCE:
Reading texts that are full of professional jargon can be a daunting task even for the experts, let alone a layperson unfamiliar with the lingo. This is the feeling we get when we approach one of the apostle’s long sentences. We need to take a breath, read slowly and then, when we grasp what he’s saying, it’s truly amazing.
For material based on today’s gospel text, see “The J Factor,” January 4, 2009.
Let’s have some pity for Starbucks baristas. They must try to interpret orders like these: