It's a familiar Gospel story - the parable of the Sower. It's my deep hope that the soil is rich enough right now to support sustained progress toward racial healing.
Waiting in Joyful Hope – An Advent Reflection
Here's the reflection I wrote for the 2019 Advent series published by my alma mater, Jesuit School of Theology:
Grounded in kinship
"Then the mother of the sons of Zebedee approached Jesus with her sons and did him homage, wishing to ask him for something. He said to her, ‘What do you wish?’ She answered him, ‘Command that these two sons of mine sit, one at your right and the other at your left, in your kingdom.'” …