I am always amused—just before becoming infuriated—by animal rights activists who argue against fur or leather coats screaming, “How would you like to have your skin ripped from you?” Question?
How does it feel to have a needle puncture the base of the skull and suck out the brain without anesthesia? How does it feel to have one’s head crushed?
The Gospel calls us to be disciples whose belief leads to action, even when that action is unpopular. Today we are called to be like the prophet Jonah, who is described in The Jewish Study Bible as “the most successful prophet in the Bible.” We are called to make our voices heard in these callous and murderous times.
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