Moday, August 26. Read Luke 14:1, 7-14. Reflect on the ways that hospitality is practiced today and how it was practiced in Jesus’ day. What was the role of the host? What was the role of the guest?
Words from The Word: Jesus said, “All who lift themselves up will be brought low, and those who make themselves low will be lifted up.”
-Luke 14:11, CEB
Audio Lectio: Pray the scripture from Luke 14:12-14. Jesus’ invitation to the banquet.
Spiritual Tools: Practice the Ignatian Method.
Prayer: O God of Hospitality, transform me into a host like you, welcoming all those who the world has rejected. Amen.
Art Credit: Bastien-Lepage, Jules, 1848-1884. Blind Beggar. Art in the Christian Tradition, a project of the Vanderbilt Divinity Library, Nashville, TN. Original source: http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Jules_Bastien-Lepage_The_Blind_Beggar.jpg.
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