Linked with Judas’ imminent betrayal of Jesus and the “watchers” in the crowd who looked for an opportunity to bring Jesus down. It’s a day to reflect a bit on gossip and spitefulness. Having reflected on them, perhaps, a day to set them aside.
There’s an old rhyme I picked up somewhere along the way. Maybe it has a place in our Lenten Journey and it’s today’s thought …
“There’s so much bad in the best of us
and so much good in the worst of us;
it ill becomes any of us
to talk about the rest of us …..”
Here’s a link to an older post and a reflection around letters exchanged between Judas and Jesus …..