Today, let’s meditate on Colossians 3:11. Read through this verse slowly, letting our imaginations wander through how the call realistically applies to our present circumstances:

 Let mutual love continue. Do not neglect to show hospitality to strangers, for by doing that some have entertained angels without knowing it. Remember those who are in prison, as though you were in prison with them; those who are being tortured, as though you yourselves were being tortured.

Flight to Egypt by Fritz Eichenberg

Colossians 3:11 is an invitation to say “yes” to empathy by imagining ourselves experiencing the loneliness, fear, and suffering of those fleeing for safety or trapped in ICE detentions.

Today’s action idea is to find a visitation program near you to meet with people being detained by ICE. For those incarcerated, feeling forgotten can lead to despair. You can be a personal expression of encouragement and hope!

Leave a comment

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

Create your website at
Get started
%d bloggers like this: