We are the Light on the Ridge proclaiming the love of Jesus in thought, word, and deed

March 13, 2016 Lent 5

In the gospel, Mary is lavish in anointing Jesus’ feet with an expensive perfumed ointment. The fragrant oil was worth almost a year’s wages to the average person. Judas complains that it is a waste, and that the money could have been better spent on feeding the poor.

February 21, 2016 Mother Hen

How mysterious that Jesus would speak of a mother hen as the place of greatest security. You would think he would speak of a soaring eagle with talons as sharp as swords, or a lion that protects the cubs. What about a pit bull trained to lick his chops if you get too near the…