Christian charity can fade into the background when self-preservation or self-interest kicks in. I came out of the quarantine determined to take a closer look at why at times my empathy does not translate into practical action and what I can do about it.
Whether we realize it or not, we are all immigrants. We become foreigners to the world when we are born again. We see the earth as the land of our pilgrimage, and not as our home.
Jesus, our Lord and Savior, became an outsider so that we can have rich, free, and new lives.