“Your brother will rise again,’ Jesus assured her. ‘I know he will rise again,’ Martha replied, ‘in the resurrection on the last day.’ I am the resurrection and the life: whoever believes in me, though he should die, will come to life; and whoever is alive and believes in me will never die. Do you believe this?’ ‘Yes, Lord,’ she replied. ‘I have come to believe that you are the Messiah, the Son of God: he who is to come into the world.’”
How do you feel as you eavesdrop on the conversation between Jesus and Martha here?
That’s a lot to take in, so count yourself among the privileged.
What have you come to believe about Jesus that makes a difference for you?
Heritage word—“Our good Jesus is our way, our life, our truth. Let us keep a tight hold on his hand, and we shall not go astray.”
(St. Julie Billiart, Spiritual Mother of the Sisters of Notre Dame)