walking away the best answer to life’swoes? Sometimes it would seem to be. Yesterday while strolling in downtown Seattle taking my son out for his birthday, I saw homeless people.
Who walked away from them? Or did they walk away themselves? We may be closer to the truth than you think.
The streets of Seattle are fun, but do have reminders of where mercy and grace are fervently needed. I think of my very dear son who could be on the streets because he can not take care of himself.
Many folks are only a paycheck away from being out on their luck. We also tend to walk away or shut out what we do not want to see or hear. Friends and even family- have you done this? Have you forgotten mercy? Have you been only wrapped up in your own causes? To turn a blind eye is folly.
The illusion of knowledge or what we think to be right is just our arrogance playing tricks on our brain.I believe arrogance is no excuse and is evil.
After walking through Pioneer Square and where the underground tour takes place, we headed to the Seattle Aquarium. The environmental causes tackled by this place is incredible. I spent time with a volunteer in the aquarium who challenged my thinking of the underwater creatures we were enjoying on display.
Next we headed off to see the Seattle Mariners play the Los Angeles Angels. It was quite a day of excitement for Luke. His face was all smiles .
As I close on this post, may we be reminded about our most vulnerable citizens. They need you. They need all of us. Be a part of the answer. Not a part of the problem.