“If you’re not welcomed, not listened to, quietly withdraw. Don’t make a scene. Shrug your shoulders and be on your way.” (Mark 6:11, The Message) Is there a way that this could also be applied to our social media interactions?
“My hunch is that when Peter was invited to visit Cornelius, he may have had a strong initial repulsion to the idea, his subconscious brain saying ‘Gentile out-group = bad!’ But to his credit, the account said that he responded to this by remembering ‘God has just shown me that no race is better than any other.'”
“In this story Joseph of Arimathea uses his position of privilege and authority to follow his conscience and side with the marginalized, showing compassion and solidarity with those his friends considered to be a threat to their privileged place of power.” #dailyoffice
I had a question. If God is all-merciful, how can there be possibly a hell? I could not imagine a sin so egregious that it
24-26 Within minutes they were bickering over who of them would end up the greatest. But Jesus intervened: “Kings like to throw their weight around and
RE-BLOGGED FROM ORIGINAL POST AT EPISCOPALCAFE.COM ON JUNE 23, 2019. The Diario de Yucatán newspaper from Mérida, México recently reported: “Last week the [Roman Catholic] Archbishop of Yucatán,