Taste and see: Heavenly life

Living Eucharist

Christ, Arles2013There were two alternatives for the Second reading at Mass on Easter Sunday.

The first of them, from Paul’s letter to the Colossians, is given below, and the second included at the end of this posting.

Since you have been brought back to true life with Christ, you must look for the things that are in heaven, where Christ is, sitting at God’s right hand. Let your thoughts be on heavenly things, not on the things that are on the earth, because you have died, and now the life you have is hidden with Christ in God. But when Christ is revealed – and he is your life – you too will be revealed in all your glory with him.

Colossians 3:1-4

‘Far, far away, above the clouds, beyond the rain… Somewhere over the rainbow….’

So goes the song. Is Paul saying just the same thing?

Jesus said from the beginning of his ministry…

View original post 215 more words

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s