Death can change lives for good. In the musical, Angel’s community was eventually changed for good by his death. It took time and work to move through it, but ultimately the change was for everyone’s good. The disciples of Jesus were changed by his death, and it took time and work for that change to happen. They had to work through all their own stuff to get there, but the change finally happened, one moment at a time.
“Confession is just spiritual language for truth-telling” (from the Arthur Riley devo). When we confess, sharing the truth about ourselves with God and with one another, it sets us free. We release those parts of us that are not authentic to who we are so that we are free to