Jesus was tempted in every way as we are, and yet did not sin; the temptations in the wilderness are archetypes of the ones we face right here, right now. Justice and peace are not possible for us so long as we continue to give into them.

Links: In the Name of Jesus by Henry Nouwen

Readings: Genesis 9:8-17 1 Peter 3:18-22 Mark 1:9-15 Psalm 25:1-9