September 20, 2020
Apparently, since biblical times, there have been valid reasons why workers are discouraged from talking about how much they make.
In this section of the Gospel, three times Matthew has Jesus say, “The first shall be last, and the last shall be first.” One can only conclude that in Matthew’s view, Jesus seeks to reorder the relationship between those who have and those who struggle.
Let’s focus, of course, on today’s story.
Conversation with a Black Parishioner
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