Archbishop Smith: Photoshopping the Truth
Seldom have I met anyone pleased with their passport or driver’s license photos. There is no digital altering or airbrushing of those pictures! The clear harsh reality is on full display, and often we grimace to show them. Much more to our liking are the photographs that have had removed from them any marks or shapes that we wish we did not have. They aren’t real, but that doesn’t stop us from presenting them to others as our “true” depictions.
Sunday’s Gospel passage (Luke 14: 1, 7-14) gives us the teaching of Jesus on the necessity of humility. He observes the