Getting your bearings

he_qi_road_to_emmausEveryone is on a journey, but we are not always able to recognize it, to describe it, or to give it meaning. I can tell you from experience that you can transit the entire Pacific Ocean in a submarine and never experience motion or turbulence. It is more monastic enclosure than cruise liner. Be the journey marked by submarine, cruise liner, airplane, or other means, we all arrive at the same destination. But there are lots of things that can happen out in the broad expanse of the Pacific, just as things befall us in life. Just as things befall the disciples in today’s gospel. Continue reading