world of darkness. We could change the world.” Father Keller made a decision
there and then to dedicate the rest of his life to spreading the word that
nobody is like you, and that you can make a difference for the good.
-- Introduction, P9
“Why isn’t your wife riding?” the traveler asked the farmer.
“Because,” the farmer replied “she has no mule.”
It is even possible, when you come to think of it that the farmer felt sorry for his wife. He may have thought to himself: “Too bad my wife has to walk. Now if only she had a mule!”
How often do we do this! How often we fail to help those in need, out of the abundance of the things we possess, yet feel sorry for them! We express sympathy and do nothing. And all the while there lie right at hand the means whereby we could relieve their burden.
did we see you hungry or thirsty or a
stranger or naked or ill or in prison, and not minister
to your needs?’ He will answer them, ‘Amen,
I say to you, what you did not do for one of
these least ones, you did not do for me.’”
BUT ALSO THE WAY IN WHICH WE CAN DO IT.