It wasn’t a long walk, even by today’s standards. And yet to the disciples, it was a walk that would have no end.
But God of course has another surprise in store. Who could have guessed that death was not the end for God?
Doubt is an essential part of faith. It is the natural reaction when we are confronted with something we desperately wish to be true, but which flies in the face of our expectations and defies the ways in which we think things should work. It is a faithful response to the unbelievable in our midst that, by all other measures, cannot possibly be true. It is the process through which we come to accept and believe.
Two men walked the road to Emmaus...