Head Start, the Homeless, and Rahab the Harlot


Rahab's VanThis post is from Melissa Ansley Brooks, who lives on Church Hill in Richmond and who, because of her unique vantage point, sees things many of us don’t see.  According to my friend Steve Blanchard compassion is “seeing something, feeling something, and then doing something.”  Read the post below for a great example of how seeing, feeling, and doing can be contagious.

–Jim Somerville


My friend posted something on Facebook the other day that caught my eye. It was more than a humorous cat meme: it was an application of the story of Rahab the prostitute and its relevancy to Advent. The Book of Joshua talks about Rahab, as a harlot who earned unique praise because of her faith. God used Rahab as a key component of his plan BECAUSE her circumstances allowed her to be of good use. I relish the notion that my Lord meets me just…

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