This post is long overdue… I composed this piece and presented it as a reflection in Church on Good Friday. Easter has passed but the significance of Jesus’ death on the cross remains forever.
39 One of the criminals who hung there hurled insults at him: “Aren’t you the Messiah? Save yourself and us!” 40 But the other criminal rebuked him. “Don’t you fear God,” he said, “since you are under the same sentence? 41 We are punished justly, for we are getting what our deeds deserve. But this man has done nothing wrong.” 42 Then he said, “Jesus, remember me when you come into your kingdom.” 43 Jesus answered him, “Truly I tell you, today you will be with me in paradise.”
In preparing this reflection, I asked my 9 year cousin Mayah what she thinks about Paradise, where she thinks it is… Her response was the beach. I mean don’t we all…
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