John the Baptist says to Jesus in the movie The Last Temptation of Christ, “The God of Israel is a god of the desert. If you want to speak to Him, then you'll have to go to the desert.” Then adds, but “Be careful. God isn't alone out there.”*
Mark’s Gospel for tomorrow reports, “And the Spirit immediately drove him out into the wilderness. He was in the wilderness forty days, tempted by Satan; and he was with the wild beasts; and the angels waited on him.”
Join us tomorrow and find out what these stories have to say about our Lenten journey.
*From the 1988 Film – The Last Temptation of Christ. Directed by Martin Scorsese based on the novel by Nikos Kazantzakis.
This YouTube animation captures the temptation well...