I saw this picture recently
…with these words….
1) “Where would we be if the Wampanoag hadn’t helped the Pilgrims?”
2) “Where would the Wampanoag be if they hadn’t helped the Pilgrims?” 1,033 more words
There are many stories in the Gospels about the Samaritans. Why are they referenced? Who are they? Why is the fact that they are Samaritan significant? 556 more words
Remember John the Baptist?
John the Baptist and Jesus were cousins and probably grew up together. They must have been close, right? We don’t know a lot about John the Baptist but he plays an incredible role in the early part of the Gospels and a highlight comes when Jesus comes to JB to be baptized. 1,198 more words
I had the opportunity to be a chaplain-in-training at an adult spirituality retreat during the weekend of August 7 through 9. When we were sharing about spiritual practices on Saturday night, one of those present brought up something I’ve been thinking about for some time now: how can faith communities extend radical inclusion and radical hospitality to persons who don’t want to be touched? 452 more words