I wrote this on Good Friday last year. The video meditation on the Stations of the Cross from a Liberation Theology perspective is worth revisiting on this Good Friday. I pray you find it as meaningful and, perhaps, convicting as I do. Follow Jesus with me in the way of the Cross.
To follow in the footsteps of Jesus is no easy journey. It is messy, sometimes excruciating, but paved by grace, saturated in mercy and always – always – accompanied by Love. Yesterday I witnessed the agonizing slander of someone very dear to me. While none of us are capable this side of final Redemption to act in absolute purity of intention, this blessed one gave his life to a vulnerable, neglected soul. And, certainly, this soul likely knows not what he is doing, the malign and disparaging remarks are no less painful to endure. And, such is the way of the cross. And, so, we might stand in solidarity with others who endure far greater opposition than these.
Below is a video meditation by Pérez Esquivel of Argentina (Nobel Peace Prize Laureate, 1980) initially presented in response to the question, “What…
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