Calvary, the sequel to Advent, offers a glimpse into the degree of presence that’s called for in forgiveness. In the struggle to come to grips with the disturbing backlash of their upbringing, often sidestepped by one of them, two sisters are being pressed to discern what they will make of the ashes. Piera runs on her emotions and is resistant to forgive. Even as she sits at the death beds of her parents, she is torn by thoughts that to free them of the suffering they caused,
Further along the Road from Calvary, we find Sonia’s first-born, Tristan, losing his temper with his son Jason. As Tristan continues to let his anger take the lead, Jason begins on the slippery slide away from family. Ultimately, he loses himself within the seedy world of drugs.
It is in Tristan’s fevered search for his son that he comes to own his part in having pushed Jason into the shadows. As Tristan begins to imagine how incredibly vulnerable that leaves Jason, his sea
‘And the word was made flesh’ from the Bible (in humble reference) Another helpful friend came in to take a run at my inertia. (probably sent by the one before - smile) “I don’t get it," she said. "You battled pretty big odds to come away with university degrees, you managed schools, did speaking engagements, sat on committees, chaired some – obviously you found enjoyment in the satisfaction, but the work was demanding. You write nearly everyday, because you enjoy it. What ma