A commission has the same directive as a commandment, but also provides the person being commissioned with the tools and resources they need to succeed.
Reflecting on The Road to Emmaus: Jesus chose to be with and among his people when they extended the offer of hospitality to a stranger.
Carolyn McDade's beautiful poetry reminds us that we have been here before. We will be here again. And still, God's aching love rolls on.
Whether we follow Jesus, practice another faith, or practice no faith, there is always something larger than ourselves from which we can draw.
Jesus is giving his people a means of reclaiming their power and agency. Something that is given cannot be taken. Loving those who hate you turns the shame back onto the aggressor.
Whether you are looking for opportunities to connect with your neighbours, become acquainted with York Region's social services or simply need an ear to listen and hear your struggle, I want to get to know you.