Digital download: A responsive reading, a reflection and a prayer of confession for Pentecost.
… Instead of speaking the language of others, we have silenced their voices. Instead of celebrating the diversity of the body of Christ, we cling to homogenised identities, defining ourselves against the Other, denying the sanctity of human expressions that are not our own, failing to see beauty, let alone God, in the eyes of the stranger. … Repeat your resurrection in our hearts, and descend once again into the depths of our soul, that we may look into the eyes of the Other and see the people of God. …
Rodney Aist is a Methodist minister, pilgrimage author, and Holy Land scholar, who lives in Milan, Italy with his wife, Janet. He directs a doctor of ministry programme in pilgrimage and spirituality through Drew Theological School in New Jersey.