The Outcast

The Outcast: Identity of a Leper

If there was one identity that stuck to me like glue more than the rest, it would be leper. I can easily be the leper who is standing in the street, crying out “I am unclean”, but it isn’t hard to feel almost a kinship to those who once were lepers crying out to Jesus in the New […]

Truth in Trials

Keeping Up Appearances

Appearances. It is a topic I am mindful of quite often. Our world endorses masks, and pretending we are fine despite reality. The Pharisees and other religious leaders wore a different kind of mask, but it remained profitless. Their mask made them look very good, but their hearts were “white-washed tombs”. Spiritually dead. How about […]