Writing Elsewhere: Prodigal Son Musings


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A few years ago, I wrote about some revelations I’d had about the parable of the Prodigal Son. I used to loathe the parable until I finally prayed that God would help me understand it better. Since then, this parable has become one of my favorites to contemplate.

The parable came up again in this liturgical cycle, and I found myself at Belmont Abbey College for Mass with my daughter. The monk who delivered the homily did a great job, and I was left pondering this parable in a completely new way.

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©2019 Christine Johnson

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