Tag 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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Compassion that Touches

  Can’t see the video? Click here. Would you invite a convicted child molester to dinner in your home? Would you make caring for sick and dying terrorists a priority? How far would you go to show compassion to someone … 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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The Sign of the Scar

Our story, called “The Scars of a Friend”, tells what happens when ‘the broken’ are accepted rather than cast aside and forgotten. In our last post  Azhar took Wind-Rider home and cared for him. The snows of winter melted and … Continue reading

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