“When Jesus feasts with outcasts, he is engendering the way the reality of Divine Love breaks into our reality: by defying every book of etiquette. Jesus demonstrates that God does not appear in the world in neatly wrapped packages, but in the middle of chaotic dinner parties, the fragility of a teenage pregnancy, and the mess of the general human experience.” – Broderick Greer
Read full article here. It is well worth your time! And as you gather around tables this holiday season, reflect on who is and isn’t present, and why this may be so.