Monday of the 3rd WK of Lent: 2 Kings 5:1-15; Luke 4:24-30
Jesus is very realistic about rejection; it is even valuable, validating his prophetic mission. By contrast, a present day “Influencer” might consult a strategist, were his or her ratings disappointing on the internet. How dependent we are on approval! We reduce reality to success or failure, management or mismanagement. What are we missing?