A good word from Hard Times ministries…
Aren’t we such good guys when we tell the story of the Good Samaritan? We love to point out the hypocrisy of the clergy in this parable and reflect on how we show compassion for people.
Yet, this past Saturday, here was a man around 40 years old. He was ‘passed out’ and bleeding profusely from his nose and head and lying in the street. Who knows if he was severely injured, drunk or on drugs or a combination of all?
The point is this: no one wants to stop and help these bums, drunks or and druggies.
We look down on this ‘trash’ as the bad guys, while we strut around as the good guys. After all, we aren’t down in the street like some stray dog as a mark of road kill.
It ends up that I knew this man. He is a neighbor of mine who suffers…
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