They were filled with the Holy Spirit.
~ Acts 2:4
God has grown used to our small and cowardly ways of waiting behind closed doors. God knows that we settle for easy certitudes instead of gospel freedom. And God is determined to break through.
The Spirit eventually overcomes the obstacles that we present and surrounds us with enough peace so that we can face the “wounds in his hands and his side.”
Adapted from Radical Grace: Daily Meditations, p. 192, day 205
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