Reflection — October 26th
Power structures are a funny thing. We are born into them and taught to see them as normal and necessary. Which in many ways they can be. But in the book of Mark, Jesus reminds us that our place is not to climb to the top but to sit at the bottom and serve everyone else.
Jesus’s instructions are a strange thing to hear in our culture but it reminds me of a book called The Bees by Laline Paull. In it we are introduced to Flora 717, a ‘sanitation bee’. She is born the lowest of her hive and by rights shouldn’t be able to speak. She is special but this doesn’t stop her having to work hard and
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