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Worship into the Week- Neighbor

Worship into the Week-

Luke 10: 25-37
The Good Samaritan Parable
 I remember this story from childhood
and especially love thinking 
about this story from the perspective
 of the injured man and also the helper.
On healthy days we are the one offering the hand.
On some days we are the recipient.
But, we are always in the symbiotic relationship
 of neighbor and other.
Sometimes we are the one offering help
 and other times we are the receiver. 
The important thing to remember
 is that we must not fall 
into the ladder climb momentum
 and see others always below us
 and thus we are-
always the helper.
It is important to sit back and learn
 about the life spot where others find themselves.
Time to learn from them.
Then be ready to assist, 
as needed,
and then come BACK to check.
Thinking especially about how to model this
 across the border.
 It is our #1priority-
to be good neighbors.

Supplies:
Visual Church Year
childrens-bulletin-luke-1029
Watercolors
Junk Mail
Magazine cutouts


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