We, in our resentment at life, have created a crucifying world, a world where any who really love get killed. Jesus, the Power and the Wisdom of the God who is Love, shows us how life is to be loved and how life is to be lived. I do not think that we will ever stop making the crucifying world until we see the face of God in the crucified Jesus. We need to be seduced by the beauty of that Truth. And by the beauty of the human vocation. God suffers God’s universe in love so that there will be a response in love. Only thus can what is most precious to God — a free response to life in love — emerge. Our only meaning lies in being able to say “Yes” to life and the universe has been ‘waiting’, moving towards our response, for twenty thousand million years.