Love and justice cost us. Should we give up a costly path we may be on? No. Hang in there and you will find unexpected help and strength.
[A way to live Mark 8:27-38 from the reading in many churches for 9/13/15, the Sixteenth Sunday after Pentecost. Peter sees Jesus as the long awaited deliverer of Israel, the Messiah. Jesus foresees rejection and death by Israel’s leaders. Peter objects but Jesus silences him. He goes on to warn all of his followers that his way is worth it but costly.]