Life challenges our basic commitments and support communities. Some challenges call for rethinking and fresh commitment. Others call for change and radical honesty and courage to make it.
[ A way to live Mark 13:1-8, one of the readings in many churches for the Twenty-fifth Sunday Pentecost from the Revised Common Lectionary for 11/15/15. Jesus foresees the destruction of the temple. Many will come claiming to be him trying to fool the people. He goes on to foresee deeply troubled times with worse to come.]