Letter from Father Richard
St. John’s Gospel lets us see a dimension of Jesus’ personality that doesn’t seem to come across in the other three gospels. Today’s gospel of Jesus in dialogue with the woman of Samaria at Jacob’s well is an example. Jesus is enjoying the banter between himself and the woman; and she is relaxed enough to enter the spirit of the dialogue.
Surely it is encouraging to know that in our dialogue with Jesus, in the events of our life, in the sacraments, in the scriptures and prayer we too can be ourselves, be relaxed and enjoy God’s presence in our lives.
Begin the adventure again: Ask…