Wednesday May 13th, Acts 10: Then Peter said, 47 "Do I hear any objections to baptizing these friends with water? They've received the Holy Spirit exactly as we did." 48 Hearing no objections, he ordered that they be baptized in the name of Jesus Christ. This was one of those eureka moments, akin to finding gold in California only much more precious. Finding God in Gentiles sparked one of those moments when everyone was shaking their head wondering what in the world is going to happen next!?!  What God was up to in the world was what God had always been up to, but we refused to see. What God was up to was showing brothers and sisters that they are indeed brothers and sisters.  Once in a while, in brief moments in history God can break through with a new creation moment.  Once in a while, when humanity lets down it’s guard long enough, the love of God can open the gates to see the presence of God in one another.  Once in a while..... and then we go back to business as usual, corporate welfare funneled through military contracts.  Love and brotherhood replaced with fear and greed and a profit for a few.  We build fences with armed guards to keep “them” out, both here and in the Holy Land. But once in a while God breaks through.  These are Holy moments.  These are creation moments.  We must always ask the question as to how we are now fighting what God is trying to show us; Who God is trying to introduce us to; How God is calling us to be? How does our current common sense shut the door, or build a wall, against God’s Gospel call and that crazy out of control Holy Spirit that just wants us to love one another? The first step in tearing down a wall is to recognize it exists.  


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