differences made……

the people in my street

i was yet again challenged this week by God to respect and honor beyond my own comfort. so easily we fall  into rhythms of who we think are the important and honorable people in this world, in my community, in my church and in my street.

mother theresa said: it is easy to love the people far away. it is not always easy to love those close to us. it is easier to give a cup of rice to relieve hunger than to relieve the loneliness and pain of someone unloved in your own home. bring love into your own home for this is where our love for each other must start.

i saw “alta” this weekend. first time in 13 years.  “alta”, the mother of 3. abused by her husband. poor alta. always late for church……because she always had to wait for the taxi. and i didn’t deem it…

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