June 2, 2016 - Seeing is Believing

“People do not put new wine into old wineskins.
Otherwise the skins burst, the wine spills out, and the skins are ruined.
Rather, they pour new wine into fresh wineskins, and both are preserved.”

Matthew 9:17

Abraham Heschel tells the story of the rookie reporter who is sent to cover a socialite wedding. He returns the next day dejected and tells his editor that there was no story because the groom never showed up.

If we arrive at faith with the old assumption that it is about magic and morality, we will leave dejected.