“It doesn’t matter what I think about Assisted Death. And frankly, it doesn’t matter what you think about it either. What matters is that we are called by God to confront the reality of our own mortality in the context of the cross which tells us that death is not something to be feared.”
Mark's gospel seems to end abruptly, with Jesus' followers running and hiding, rather than joining him on the road. But this is intentional. Mark is giving we who hear the story our own choice as to leave the empty tomb unchanged or transformed.
In these three little verses, Jesus is all about how to be in relationship with God, flipping societies’ expectations on their head. He says, this ain’t no insiders club – truth, is, its easier if in all the rest of your life you just don’t fit.