I have been pondering the coming end of the Easter Season in our churches and this little reflection from Macrina Wiederkehr OSB warmed my heart. Reflecting on Jesus’ words: But I tell you the truth, it is better for you that I go! she points out that what Jesus was saying to the disciples is: You must let go of the earthly me you have come to love. You must trust other mentors. I am sending you the Spirit, and the Spirit will lead you more deeply into one another’s lives. You will become a community of disciples and a community of believers. You will learn to trust my presence in you and in the community. Immediately I thought of our beautiful extended Stable community and how much I value the presence of this community in my life. Increasingly becoming a quality community of believers … a community of disciples … that’s our continuing challenge!
Sr Helen Mary Peters