Seeing Wholly

John 9:1-7 Roots, Frida Kahlo, 1943 How do we see ourselves? Is our view of ourselves accurate? How do our experiences, both good and bad, affect how we see ourselves? How do we see others? How do our experiences, what we hear or read, affect how we see other people? How can we see ourselves […]

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Seeing People

Luke 16:19-31  Everything has beauty, but not everyone sees it.”  ― Confucius Last time I talked a bit about empathy—how it can be defined and how in most people it is an innate quality, though something we have to cultivate and choose to do. We’ll keep going with that theme, but we are going to […]

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Calling Out and Seeing

Mark 10:46-52 Have you ever been shushed? You know what I mean. Has anyone ever told you be quiet, to silence your voice, bite your tongue, or even worse— Shut up! Sure you have. All of us at one point or another are silenced. Sometimes, we think it happens mostly to kids. You know, the […]

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