How are your knuckles?
I've heard that you can only understand today's parable from Luke's Gospel if your knuckles are bruised.
Jesus told this story about a widow who was powerless but persistent. She was not getting help, but she kept at it, asking again and again. Luke says Jesus told this parable to encourage us to pray and not give up.
So how are your knuckles?
I've heard that you can only get this parable if your knuckles are bruised and bleeding from pounding on a locked door for a very long time.
Our daughter is not really into cannibalism.
But we had some explaining to do with her group home staff. She visits us every week, and goes back and says, "Someone ate the baby...someone ate the baby!" They were understandably puzzled, so they asked us about it.