Human Dignity Reflections
If you give the world the best you have, you may get kicked in the teeth
but give the world the best you have anyway. Mother Teresa highlights the importance of striving to do good despite not always seeing direct results.
Blame and scapegoating of society’s problems are often placed on the working class, with the middle class ‘looking up and blaming down’ . Church Action on Poverty provide this reflection which initiates a deeper thinking about reversing this process.
We have failed to love if we have caused human suffering or if we have been indifferent to human suffering. Reflecting on the Gospel of Luke Chapter 10 – to love ones neighbour whoever they might be, this reflection calls us to serve and practise this.