Christ does not select perfection but perfects the selected.
God loves his creatures and creation.
God calls us to unity in baptism.
Jesus protects us from the wolves.
Jesus reveals himself in food and community.
Even in danger, we are secure in God.
There in the reality of death is the reality of life with God.
The faithful are called to trust in God’s unfailing love.
God has put his goodness into the hands of the disciples.
Your lovingkindness leads the way to Jesus.
Jesus is the healer of fear, loneliness, and isolation.
Jesus is always with us whether we see him or not.