8: Mary’s tears

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Mary’s tears are a sign of two great loves. She loves her brother, Lazarus, and she has lost him to death. As she draws near to his tomb, she weeps again. The pain of her loss remains very raw. Mary also loves Jesus, as his disciple and her friend. She is aware that Jesus has placed himself in danger by coming to the tomb.

This episode is reflection 8 of  21. Written and read by Bishop Steven, each reflection accompanies the booklet Abundant Life.