St. Mark’s folks “prayed with our feet” yesterday by joining with scores of others in our community to stand with No More Deaths / No Más Muertes volunteers, the #Cabeza9, who are being unjustly and unnecessarily prosecuted for offering water, food, and medical care to fellow human beings in the desert. The trial continues through Friday and people are welcome to show their support in person.
The message at the heart of Epiphany is that God shows up. And where does God show up? In a podunk village, among a peasant family, in the company of roughneck shepherds and smelly livestock, and not in Herod’s palace. In a manger, not on a throne.