Posts Tagged: civility

Who is my neighbor? Then & Today

Who is my neighbor? Then & Today

The Religious of Jesus day, that is, the fundamental Jewish establishment, were so hard headed that Jesus in answering the question, “Who is my neighbor?” had to turn the turn the table in his answer. The story begins with a man, beaten, robbed (even of his clothing) and left for dead while on his way… Read more

Love your neighbor as YOUR self.

Love your neighbor as YOUR self.

“Love your neighbor as your self” falls short, the Greek reads (Mark 12:31), “Love your neighbor as YOUR self.” We often lose that emphasis on the YOUR. It is more than just treating our neighbors as we would want to be treated. The relationship goes much, much deeper. Our neighbor, and how we treat our… Read more

Civil Behavior, Protest, So-called Christians

Civil Behavior, Protest, So-called Christians

Just because I have been calling for civil behavior does not mean that I will not be protesting racism, bigotry, & misogyny, along with the evils of injustice and lack of mercy—no matter from what quarter they originate. I will protest, however, civilly and with humility, with justice and mercy, and with the skills with… Read more