This is the sixth blog post for the Companions on the Inner Way summer retreat. The featured speaker is Enuma Okoro . You can find the other blog posts here: Blogging for Companions on the Inner Way: It’s Not About Me. Seeking Home: Where Do We Come From? Who Have We Become? UnBelonging Exile and Belonging At the second-to-the-last Lectio Divina group, the passage was I Peter 2:10 . My word was “mercy.” Well. I’m so good with mercy as a policy (people who have served time for the felony for which they were convicted should get the right to vote in all 50 states!). But when it comes to myself or others with whom I’m in relationship? Not so much. Sometimes I’m so wrapped up in all the stuff that I miss the whimsy and delight and mercy around me. Here’s a reminder of the mercy I have received and the mercy I might consider extending to everyone, especially the people I know. Usually, and maybe this is because I’m a pastors’ kid, by the second or third
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