Thursday, April 9, 2015

Temporally Senseless

Copyright 2016 Don Ray

Maybe after recent thefts I better understand Yeshu (Jesus) saying “the guy takes your cloak, give him your coat too”.

It is a great attitude, and it has not just to do with love and generosity as usually taught. It reflects a way of going through life, a realistic awareness that in this human world some people will try to steal from you, and your only choice and control is over your response to that situation. How much will you let it matter? Clearly I have a long way to go in that regard.

Yeshu’s radical statement, like so many of His radical statements, makes no sense in human terms because