Tuesday, March 9

Tag: turner lectures

Prayerful Tuesday: In the Stranger

prayer, spiritual practice, Spirituality
I am attending Turner Lectures in Yakima this week and the focus of study is the Road Emmaus.  I have always been struck by the verse that says "they knew him in the breaking of the bread." A simple act, an every day act.  It is in the sharing of a meal that Jesus becomes real to the disciples and us.  Not a special meal-an every day meal where you sit down with family and friends, inviting the stranger into your close community.  What a marvelous way to remember the one always invites us to sit down and join him in cup of tea, mug of beer, or maybe a nice glass of wine. Today when you go break for lunch or a coffee break look around you who would you never think to invite into your circle? Consider asking that person to join you for in the encounter with stranger you may just receive Jesu...