“To betray the poor is to betray Christ.” Fidel Castro
I'm a human being
Live in a gated community.
Go to church on Sundays.
I’m Black, white, brown, and yellow.
I’m gay, married to my wife for 29 years, and I hate gays.
Educated in my little corner.
As a pastor, I speak with authority.
I’m a stay-at-home parent, and I control the universe.
I don’t do business with the poor, sinners, and scientists.
It’s true, I’m a Christian, and I unfollowed the teaching of Jesus Christ.
Jesus is my savior — Amen.
“When you give a luncheon or a dinner, do not invite your friends or your brothers or your relatives or rich neighbors, in case they may invite you in return, and you would be repaid. But when you give a banquet, invite the poor, the crippled, the lame, and the blind. And you will be blessed, because they cannot repay you, for you will be repaid at the resurrection of the righteous.” — Jesus Christ.
Help yourself grow.
Bassey is a lifestyle consultant and a health/recovery coach. She has two decades of mental health and addiction recovery experience, holds NYS social work license, and is currently in private practice. She enjoys organizing and writing.
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