Homily: Finding Your Place Week 2
Envy demands. Envy gets hurt. Envy insists on its "rights." This beautiful woman did none of that. Instead she had a holy jealousy. She wanted something for her daughter. She overlooked the apparent insult and responded with good humor. Jesus must have smiled. "O, woman, great is your faith!" And he did heal her daughter. (Women often re-write the script for us men, but that's a whole other homily.)
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