When you do something well at work or in school, you find out who people really are. Some will be happy for you. Some may even want you to show them how you did it.
But to others, you’re a threat. You make them look bad. And instead of trying to do well themselves, they’ll work to keep you from ever doing it again.
Sunday's first reading (Wisdom) shows how things look to people who see others as a threat. It’s not pretty. But it’s also kind of hard to take it seriously. Here’s why…
The mocking about God taking care of His own. It’s said with hate, it’s meant to hurt. But it fails. Because that’s exactly what God does.
More on this tomorrow. Readings for Sunday