"Prophets fail: Their message goes too much against the general opinion and the comfortable habits of life. It is only through failure that their word becomes efficacious... Above all, it is also again and again the destiny of Jesus Christ: He ends up on the Cross. But that very Cross is the source of great fruitfulness." (p.189)
Or why do they call it the story of the Prodigal Son when really there's a lot more going on?
"In reality, though, the parable has three protagonists... the most accurate designation would be the parable of the two brothers." (p. 202)
Keep it coming!