“When the disciples heard this, they fell prostrate and were very much afraid. But Jesus came and touched them, saying, “Rise, and do not be afraid.” And when the disciples raised their eyes, they saw no one else but Jesus alone.”
Notice how sensitive Jesus was to the apostles in this tremendously surprising moment.
What can you learn from this brief passage for your own life and the way you relate to people?
Heritage word—“All around us we see persistent injustice, evil, indifferences and cruelty. But it is also true that in the midst of darkness something new always springs to life and sooner or later produces fruit.”
(Pope Francis, Joy of the Gospel #276)