Category Archives: Compassion

Contemplation AND Action

Four years ago I began a journey with St. Francis of Assisi when I began learning stories of his life to tell to fulfill one of the requirements for certification as a biblical storyteller through the Network of Biblical Storytellers’ … Continue reading

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How Do You Handle “Untouchables?”

Who are the “untouchables” in your world? What parts of your inner self do you call “untouchable?” Here’s a story about how St. Francis of Assisi handled an “untouchable.” Can’t see the video? Click here. Who do you know that … Continue reading

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Sharing Trouble

  If the video does not appear in your post click here. “Bear one another’s burdens, and in this way you will fulfill the law of Christ” Galatians 6:2 Whose burdens, whose trouble, can you share today?

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Welcoming, Costly, Unexpected Love

  If you can’t see the video click here   Have you ever been invited somewhere only to feel unwlecome upon your arrival? Have you ever shown up somewhere uninvited and felt welcome? Jesus was invited to the home of … Continue reading

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Reflections on the Story of Wind-Rider

In our culture, wives, husbands, the elderly, the disabled, the mentally challenged, the broken,  are so often cast aside when they allow vulnerability to seep into our lives. Their scars remind us of our own scars of which we can’t bear … Continue reading

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