Actions speak louder …

We are getting better at recognising the power of ritual action.  Strange that some would want to condemn ritual as always ’empty’  In fact it has the power to place you uncomfortably within a new value system – as in the washing of feet I was involved in this evening.  And it’s universal – like the one I was involved in in a South African township where I understood none of the words.  It is unsettling, it invades comfort zones, it undermines power systems.  That’s why Jesus did it and so should we

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