THERE IS a commanding invitation which echoes throughout the Bible. It’s a message given at various times to patriarchs and prophets, to nations and to shepherds, and to fledgling congregations in the Church’s earliest days. “Fear not, do not be afraid.”
My brothers and sisters this is a message that we need to hear, because it seems to me that we have become afraid. And what are we afraid of? Of causing offence by being ourselves? Afraid of the future? Afraid of looking foolish? Afraid of taking risks?
Read it all.
Posted August 3, 2007 at 11:48 am
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