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The Rev. Susan Sparks

Check Your Weapons at the Door

John 13:34-35

5th Sunday of Easter - Year C

April 24, 2016

The Rev. Susan Sparks (ABCUSA)


About four years ago, my husband Toby and I were on a motorcycle trip riding through Yellowstone National Park. Somewhere near Yellowstone Lake, I had an unfortunate collision with a bug at 70mph. I will spare you the gory details, but suffice it to say that the collision required a visit to the local hospital in Cody, Wyoming, just outside the west entrance of the park. As we entered the hospital, we noticed a big sign on the front door: "Check Your Weapons at the Door."

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