Can You Spare a Little Change?


Rather than keep writing, GSHJ invited me to keep reading – to look out rather than in – to look for Him IN others rather than seek Him direct – to see Him in others, rather than just me and Him “one-to-one”.

He never disappoints!

Here is what he gave me today: a connection of a connection – a link to another link. So my thanks to Agent X (http://fatbeggars.wordpress.com) for re-blogging the post below. I love the connections (and re-blogs) our Lord and Father offers.

How about you … ?

“I imagined that people in the line or the server would see me in my jeans and hoodie trying to load bunch of change on my app so I could get a discounted coffee and think I was homeless or really poor. For a second, I almost considered loading the $10 on, but then I checked myself. Why in the world would I be ashamed of using change? Some people would be thrilled to have that pocket full of change and would go into that Dunkin’s excited that they could get a coffee.”
The Roofless Church

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The Roofless Church

spare_changeTypically I wouldn’t call myself an elitist. As far as I can tell, on the surface I don’t have any reason to be. But the other day I had an experience where I felt the sense that I was infected by the mentality despite my sincere efforts to discipline my thoughts and acts in the direction toward universal equality. It was a private experience–one of those moments where I get to see whether I am full of crap or not. Once you read the experience, you might think that I am being a little over dramatic about it, but to me, it was an experience worth contemplating.

What happened was that I was about to go into Dunkin’ Donuts to use a coupon that was on my Dunkin’s app. In order to use the coupon, I had to use the app. But, my app was low on funds. That meant…

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