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Inaction

This is my exact post from my Facebook account.
“Yesterday was… Wow….Just wow…. It’s all fine and dandy for you all to get upset when you see victims of domestic violence or lament the plight of the homeless but lemme ask you, if you saw a woman wandering in the snow with nowhere to go and she says she was assaulted and doesn’t know what to do what would you do? 369 more words

"Sharing Christmas Love" by Mom

Every year, I post my mom’s Christmas message. However, recent events have given me pause as to the meaning of “love” and “neighbor.” Indeed, who is our neighbor? 740 more words

Musings

What's beautiful? Life!

The slab moves back and forth, in a slow rhythm that comforts you. You smile despite the pain that burns through your entire back, the pain means you are not dead yet even though your head tells you the white room is a kind of heaven. 624 more words

Blogging

Missed Oppor-tune-in-ities

It’s so easy to get caught up in our own little world. There are bills to pay, children to care for, work, who’s on Facebook, what’s on Twitter, and a million other activities that that distract us from one super important task. 448 more words

Christian Living

Loving your neighbor

I was thinking this morning of the passage in Luke 10 regarding the Good Samaritan. This story crossed my mind because of where we are on the calendar. 706 more words

Know God in a Year #156 "But who is this Really About?"

The lawyer is sincere–he gets that God’s law is basically love for God, your neighbor, and yourself, and his answer completely ignores their rules.

But if that’s true…conviction suddenly brings clarity, and with it guilt, and the need to justify himself. 217 more words

Good And Evil

The Widow, The Orphan, The Refugee, and You!

By Jonathan David Faulkner

In reflecting on Luke 10:29 A.P. Stanly says:

“Who is thy neighbor?” It is the sufferer, wherever, whoever, whatsoever he be. Wherever thou hearest the cry of distress, wherever thou seest anyone brought across thy path by the chances and changes of life (that is, by the Providence of God), whom it is in thy power to help—he, stranger or enemy though he be—he is thy neighbor.”

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