Remembrance and Peace
“The Advocate, the Holy Spirit. . .will teach you everythingand remind you of all that I told you.Peace I leave with you; my peace I give to you.”
We all need help remembering. The forgotten appointment, deadline, or birthday brings some embarrassment, if not professional or personal disaster. So we invent all sorts of techniques and devices to help us remember. Uncle Billy’s finger strings, the ubiquitous Post-it notes, the latest app to buzz you at the right moment – they all speak of our need for reminders.
If memory loss is bad in ordinary life, it is deadly in the spiritual