Thirty Pieces of Silver
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Perhaps you know that , during this Holy Week of the Easter Season, the typical focus for persons of Christian Faith is the suffering, death, burial and resurrection of Jesus Christ. However there is a sub-theme of betrayal , which is an integral part of the story of Jesus Christ’s life, death and resurrection. In his case, Jesus was betrayed and handed over to his enemies by one of his own disciples. The price was thirty pieces of silver.
Sadly, betrayal features strongly in human relationships. We are at risk of experiencing it at the workplace, in politics, among friends, and yes, even in marriage and the family system. Betrayal is bad enough as it is, but it often comes with a sting or bad, and long lasting aftertaste, one very hard to get rid of. Often betrayal delivers a surprising blow, and usually by someone close. Sometimes, that someone is you/me betraying self. Read the Rest…by