Day: November 26, 2011

Black Friday; maybe we should chill?

Diana Butler Bass points out that the luxury of conscious minimalism is really an upper class problem. She asks us to look at just who it is standing in line on Black Friday. It’s not the wealthy or the well off. It’s the working class and the poor. The same people who tend to attend Church week in and week out.


As they were leaving Jericho, a large crowd followed him. There were two blind men sitting by the roadside. When they heard that Jesus was passing by, they shouted, ‘Lord, have mercy on us, Son of David!’ The crowd sternly ordered them to be quiet; but they shouted even more loudly, ‘Have mercy on us, …

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