Bowl of Cherries or the Cross?

September 3, 2017

Peter is among those who see life as a big bowl of cherries, or at least so it seems from today's Gospel. He cannot abide the thought of Jesus (or himself) having to endure suffering, humiliation, death itself. Jesus challenges his "bowl of cherries" mentality...and calling Peter...and bear our crosses with self-giving love and thus transform them into trees of life. 


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