Master, we have worked hard all night and have caught nothing.
(Today’s Gospel, Luke 5:5)
SOMETIMES, we need to taste our true weakness. We need to feel and know our limitations in the depths of our being. We need to rediscover that the nets of human capability, achievement, prowess, glory… will come up empty if they are devoid of the Divine. As such, history is really a story of the rise and fall of not only individuals but entire nations. The most glorious cultures have all but faded and the memories of emperors and caesars have all but disappeared, save for a crumbling bust in the corner of a museum…Continue reading