Riff on the Bard’s Nunnery Scene
(based on Luke 12:22-34) Luke 12:34 For where your treasure is, there your heart will be also.
To fear or not to fear, that is the question; whether 'tis nobler in the spirit to suffer the slings and arrows of hatred and violence, or to seek and speak faith against a sea of utter despair and by opposing desperation, give wings to hope. To serve, to waste idly by no more; and by service to say we stand – yea sit in silent solidarity – with the heartbroken, so separation and alienation are no longer parasites attached to the vultures of injustice. To serve, perchance to dream – ay, there's the rub – a kingdom whose dream come true it is God's desire to deliver. For in service to others, what hopes may remain aloft long after our stage exit's complete are universal winds of divine design. To finally recognize the treasure of one another as our heart's only resting place; this is the sum and purpose of our faithful gathering. © 2016 Todd Jenkins