Yesterday I spoke to my shepherd friend. She and her husband raise sheep and border collies. This spring their ewes delivered over 60 lambs. Right now each lamb follows its mother, as if it is tied by an invisible thread.
As the lambs mature they will develop the herding instinct. The tie to mom will dissolve, but the connection to the herd will be inscribed.
What ties needed to be dissolved in order for you to participate in the life of Christian Community?
See you in church!