Wednesday, June 10, 2009

Something about sharing

St. Francis giving his mantle to a poor man
Artist: Giotto

So sad that we seem to have lost this:

The early Christians did not share their resources out of obligation, guilt or in obedience to a new rule called “equality.” They shared their goods out of a tremendous experience of joy and spontaneous offering. They had experienced the Holy Spirit in their midst, and their response was to share everything they had….

-- Jim Wallis

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