These are our issues to sort, not our children's. We must respond to these situations and issues in ways that create a world that is a just, generous, and equitable place for future generations.
Palm Sunday is about a different vision for the world, marked by justice, compassion, and peace, instead of injustice, oppression, and violence. Holy Week begins by asking us to choose which world we will live in.
One of the things I love most about the Bible is that after almost thirty-eight years it continues to surprise me.