Ok, this is my new favorite time waster.
Pipe Cleaner Dance
Thanks to Arloa Sutter for sending me that direction. Her blog is also good for really interesting insights on how to actually love the people around us, including the poor and gross. I'm really impressed by it.
Arloa came to my church on Sunday to visit and I was a total insensitive boob when she said she was looking for a new church. I told her we would love to have her because her community development experience would be really appreciated.
Luckily, I got to rectify the situation later by apologizing and telling her that we would love to have her join us because her humanity is valuable to us.
Way to make someone feel welcome, Rebecca. Jesus loves us no matter who we are or what we do for a living. The church and the people in it should, too. Plus, I realized that if someone had said that to me, I would have been super-pissed.
Do unto others. Yeah, right. Sorry, Jesus.
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