As I handed him a blanket and some money I could see the dirt. I could smell the days on the street. I could sense the loneliness. As I drove away I thought of all the homeless people I have helped but not one time have I offered a hug. I told them of the love of Jesus but have I shown it? Then I pictured Jesus washing the feet of his apostles. I pictured him on his knees wiping away days of dirt and filth. There is no way to know how long it had been since the man I helped had felt a human touch. Experienced a loving hug. Christ calls us to move beyond comfort and into a unbridled love. It’s time to put aside pride and offer Christ love to everyone. No matter the cost.
I Love You!