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A Companion of Jesus

Downward Mobility

The society in which we live suggests in countless ways that the way to go is up. Making it to the top, entering the limelight, breaking the record – that’s what draws attention, gets us on the front page of the newspaper, and offers us the rewards of money and fame.

The way of Jesus is radically different. It is the way not of upward mobility but of downward mobility. It is going to the bottom, staying behind the sets, and choosing the last place! Why is the way of Jesus worth choosing? Because it is the way to the Kingdom, the way Jesus took, and the way that brings everlasting life.

Henri Nouwen

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June 28, 2013 - Posted by | Thoughts

1 Comment »

  1. Dear Br. Michael

    It is soul- good to hear from you!

    Sr. Beth Willis

    _____

    Comment by Beth Willis | June 29, 2013 | Reply


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