Morning: Psalm 41, 52; I Kings 13:1-10; Philippians 1:1-11
Evening: Psalm 44; Mark 15:40-47
Many human beings follow the Way of Jesus without knowing him. Some know him but may feel they need to distance themselves from his more enthusiastic disciples. I am drawn to these other disciples who don’t make it into the main story … people like the “many other women” who went up to Jerusalem with Jesus, or Joseph of Arimathea, a member of the ruling council, who buried Jesus quietly. There’s something deeply attractive to me about the faithful, humble obscurity of these other disciples. I think I want to be like them.