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What A Stirring Sight!

A Reflection from Today’s Gospel:  Luke 24:13-35 What a stirring sight. An illiterate fisherman, a man who cowered in fear mere hours ago, now stands up with the eleven, raises his voice and proclaims the truth about Jesus. Peter does not just speak, he proclaims as he stands tall, with dignity, grace and courage in front of a crowd of strangers, men from all nations gathered in Jerusalem.  This mere fisherman dares to preach with authority. Scripture flows effortlessly from his lips as he interrupts the Old Testament by applying prophecy and the words of King David to Jesus.   continue