Saturday, February 07, 2009

The Strange Attraction of Jesus

"One of the mysteries of the gospel tradition is this strange attraction of Jesus for the unattractive, this strange desire for the undesirable, this strange love for the unlovely. The key to this mystery is, of course, Abba. Jesus does what He sees the Father doing; He loves those whom the Father loves."

(From the Ragamuffin Gospel)


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