I should have mentioned it already… sorry about that.
Happy Ascension Day. This most mysterious of feasts (at least to me) is one of the least kept liturgically in the Christian Calendar.
I remember a friend of mine talking about how he found the feast’s meaning in the idea that now, beside the throne of God, there beats a human heart. And that heart knows what it is to be created as a co-mixture of the eternal and the temporal.
For me following up on that phrase, the idea that Jesus is gone to his Father is an invitation to meditate on the ways in which, in Our Lord, our human nature has become entangled into the divine.