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We think it is so distant

We think it is so distant
the judging of others
racism, bias,
phobias against one another
keeping us separated
away from God's love
needing to be mindful
to speak when we hear it
to stand with the downcast
the different, those like you and me

May 26, 2011
racial slurs at Pembroke Academy
in part inspired by conversations with
the Reverend John Makokha
Riruta United Methodist Church
Other Sheep Afrika-Kenya http://www.othersheep.org/OSEA_CL_Other_Sheep_Kenya.html
Children of Africa Hope Mission Project in the slums of Nairobi, Kenya. http://rirutaumc.homestead.com/children_of_africa.html
Matthew 25:31-46
The Sheep and the Goats
Matthew 28:18-20
Great Commission

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