Goodwill to Men…Crossing the Bridge with Susan and Andy

“This Christmas, don’t speak of “peace on earth, goodwill to men,” but live it.” Lilka’s wise words once again call us to unity rather than division. I pray you will read her words with an open heart and let the Spirit open your eyes to the many blessings before you.

B is for Blessed!

He threw himself at Jesus’ feet and thanked him—and he was a Samaritan.
Jesus asked, “Were not all ten cleansed? Where are the other nine? Has no one returned to give praise to God except this foreigner?” Then he said to him, “Rise and go; your faith has made you well.” Luke 17:16-19 NIV 

Then the woman of Samaria said to Him, “How is it that You, being a Jew, ask a drink from me, a Samaritan woman?” For Jews have no dealings with Samaritans.
John 4:9 NIV 

As we celebrate this Christmas season, we would all do well to ponder “goodwill to men.” 

Merriam-Webster defines goodwill as a kindly feeling of approval and support:  benevolent interest or concern” It is also defined as “willing effort.”

In one of our Friday letters on race,Tom who blogs over at realchange4ureminded me about the relationship between the Jews and Samaritans.

“Relationship” may be an…

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  1. Hi Susan! Thanks for the visit. Yes, I love Lilka…have been reading her for a couple of years or more. Both you and she have wonderfully big hearts and acceptance runs in your souls! Have a great weekend, Susan, and I hope all is well with you…

    Steve

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