“When I give food to the poor, they call me a saint. When I ask why the poor have no food, they call me a communist”. Helder Camara.
… the poverty of the poor is not a call to generous relief action, but a demand that we go and build a different social order. Gustavo Gutierrez
The story is told in Matthew 9 of Jesus’ disciples being criticised for not fasting. Jesus quickly jumps to their defence. It must’ve felt good to have someone on their side. We all need someone in our corner. David Wilson.
“Don’t go left, don’t go right, go deep.” Jim Wallis