Reflection — January 3rd
In today’s reading, the would-be-apostles are standing around, jaws hanging open, looking intently at where Jesus was, not where he is calling them to go. It takes a nudge from ‘two men dressed in white’ to prompt them to get going.
As the church we have the same calling to be witnesses - to be people who can testify to what we have experienced. Our Gospel message is not to be carefully guarded and hoarded - it is to be freely shared. We are urged to bear witness. But instead of looking outward we often find ourselves like those in the early church, standing around with our mouths hanging
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