Reflection on lectionary texts for Sunday, October 30

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Earl Zimmerman reflects on the connection between a rickshaw puller, a Wall Street titan and himself:

A picture of an emaciated, barefooted rickshaw puller taking a break from his labors on the hardscrabble streets of Kolkata hangs on the wall by my desk. It feels oddly out of place in my comfortable home. I took the photo when I served with Mennonite Central Committee in India and it is a daily reminder of the huge gulf between my life and one-third of the people in our world who subsist on one dollar a day or less…

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