Through these latter days of Christmas, remember that Jesus is born to us sinners. He did not come because we earned it, but because of his extravagant love.
The rocky soil is emblematic of our modern collapse of Christendom. Only God can enrich the soil of our hearts.
Supernatural hope is a decision, an existential state, staking your happiness on God in the knowledge that you were loved even before you were born.
Love in the ruins cannot be found in our post modern appetites, but is only to be found in our truest desire, which is God.
Jonah as divine comedy? Like all great comedy, this biblical book means for us to laugh at ourselves and to risk following God’s plans.