Frances K. Griffin (Oklahoma, USA)
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You do well if you really fulfill the royal law according to the scripture, “You shall love your neighbor as yourself.” - James 2:8 (NRSV)
I was teaching English as a Second Language to college-age students who were preparing to enter a university in the U.S. One day the class was learning to use the reflexive pronouns (myself, yourself, himself, etc.), and students were practicing by filling in the blanks in sentences in their workbook....
To whom is God calling me to be a neighbor today?
Someone learning a new language
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Compassion is the heartbeat of humanity. When we are living in our truest, deepest selves we know how to care and connect.”