Musings from a reconstructed liberal clergyperson of the United Methodist/United Church of Christ persuasion
Sunday, May 13, 2012
Miss Bessie, a white woman, operated a small store in Gees Bend, Alabama, a rural area sparsely populated by poor African Americans. She barely made a living herself, but her gift of new shoes to a twelve year black boy--the first ones he had ever owned, made a difference. It's where social justice begins--with acts of simple yet profound compassion.