Not Ignorant About Death
“There’s always tomorrow.” We drift along, most of us, from day to day, lulling ourselves into complacency. Why do today what you can put off until tomorrow? Yet Jesus teaches that the kingdom of God demands our attention today. It requires decision, preparation, expectation. “Choose this day whom you will serve!” Joshua demands of his assembled people. Jesus question, hidden amidst his story, is a more subtle one to answer: When God breaks into our lives, will we be ready?