Ash Wednesday, March 1
Then one of the twelve, who was called Judas Iscariot, went to the chief priests and said, “What will you give me if I betray him to you?” They paid him thirty pieces of silver. And from that moment he began to look for an opportunity to betray him.
When I was young I was a tomboy. The boys I played with and I went to see westerns on Saturday afternoon and then made up our own stories about the Good Guys against the Bad Guys. Judas was a Bad Guy—he took money to tell on a friend because he was bad. (more…)