By Fr Martin McCormack SDB MA.LPC
Sipho is a prosperous and God-fearing farmer, is praying with his son one night at bedtime. Sipho says to his son, “Let us pray for that poor man who lives down the road, that the good Lord may come to his aid.” His son turns to him and replies, “But, Dad, we don’t need to bother God about that. We can do it ourselves.” prayer and good wishes are not always enough. Love in action is very powerful. Evil prospers when good people do nothing. Each of us here this morning has the power to transfigure the life of another.
I live in a mission where the call for food is never ending. I come out the door some mornings at 6 and people are waiting for help. The usual cry is I am hungry. There are many hungry gogos, two who are blind whom I assist every week. The rawness of their situation makes me wonder about community and Christianity. How can we as a Christian community transfigure the lives of others
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