Have you ever received a gift with strings attached? Let’s remove the guilt, conditions, and baggage that often come with gift-giving.
Sometimes giving others dignity is not just about offering money or healing, but about making eye contact with them and becoming friends.
When we look at the face of the poor, we’re reminded of our own power and privilege. Yet it’s the poor who teach us about our powerlessness and how to live a life of mercy.
“Sometimes we hold each other down and force one another to deny the inherent dignity that we all possess.”
Some practical ways to witness to God’s love and opt for the poor.
I’ve been rather amused lately by the First World Problems Internet meme. They are complaints only people of privileged circumstances experience. Urban Dictionary says they are “problems from living in […]