Commentary on the Gospel of
Enlightenment is only when we allow ourselves to be spirited away to vantage heights, as seen in the Second reading.
The Gospel shows that those heights are reached when we are in close union with God. The Spirit invites both, the teaching authority and the individual, to intimacy with God. Our dignity lies in belonging to this intimate community of beloved disciples.
? 13 “You are the salt of the earth, but if salt has lost its taste, how shall its saltiness be restored? It is no longer good for anything except to be thrown out and trampled under people’s feet.
? 14 “You are the light of the world. A city set on a hill cannot be hidden.
? 15 Nor do people light a lamp and put it under a basket, but on a stand, and it gives lig » view comment