Now when Mary came to where Jesus was and saw him, she fell at his feet, saying to him, “Lord, if you had been here, my brother would not have died.” (John 11:32)

A few unwelcomed experiences, that seemingly contradict God’s character, will push you into liminality, a twilight zonish like perplexity where you ask, “if this isn’t a dream, then, God, why are You doing this?”  There you will grope to make sense of why the abundant life promised by the all-powerful God does not spare you from the short list of unbearable pains.

Deuteronomy 22.22

If a man is found lying with the wife of another man, both of them shall die,

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