Today, the feast of the Ascension, is a feast in disguise. If I asked what this feast was about, I think most of you would say, “It’s about Jesus returning to his Father in heaven.” Or, “It’s about Jesus going up into the clouds and leaving Earth until he comes again.” These aren’t wrong answers, but they’re insufficient answers. We’re missing the real point of the feast because we’ve fallen for the disguise. We’re looking up into the sky instead of pondering the real meaning. (more)