Sometimes crowd mentality takes over. Things we would never do by ourselves seem okay – the gang speak creeps up on us all. The women in the crowd are caught up in the hysteria of the crowd it calls for weeping so they weep – but know not who or what they are weeping for. Jesus calls it out – fake tears. “Cry not for me but for Jerusalem your world and the evil being done” – follow your hearts not the crowd.
Prayer. Jesus forgive us for when we have followed the crowd and fashion. Help us to connect with what is right, what we really think and feel. Teach us to follow you.