Today we have that wonderful encouragement from Haggai and then Luke's version of Jesus' famous question "Who do you say that I am?" As we know, the first question was about the "talk of the town": who do the people say I am? And the answers came from superficial awareness of the extraordinary things Jesus was doing. Then Jesus brought the question home. I imagined it much in terms of people in a special relationship. At a certain point, one or the other is going to ask (or at least wonder): Where is this relationship going? Who am I for you?
Jesus is waiting to hear the answer.
6:40 pm: I thought this had been posted this morning, but I must have just hit "save draft" instead. Better late than never! Now I will be meeting with a small group of cooperators in our mission to share a bit of Bl.James' spirituality. Tomorrow is Coffeehouse at Paulinas Miami--a new experience for me.