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The Rev. Dr. Robert T. Baggott

Cross Purposes

Mark 8:31-38

2nd Sunday in Lent - Year B

March 01, 2015

The Rev. Dr. Robert Baggott (UCC)

One of my all-time favorite cartoons comes from the New Yorker Magazine. It shows two businessmen sitting in a bar, one clearly despondent. The unhappy one says to his companion: "I was on the cutting edge. I pushed the envelope. I did the heavy lifting. I was the rainmaker. Then suddenly it all crashed when I ran out of metaphors."[i]

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