Quoting from St. Basil and bringing the concept of child slavery home…check out this awesome post from one of our readers. Enjoy!

The Thoughts and Adventures of Sarah Harris

In the last post, I spoke a bit about the relevancy of the Church Fathers. As I was reading some more of Saint Basil today, I was struck by it’s relevancy once again. As we celebrate this Christmas season, let us remember that Christ came and died for all people – that includes the poor in our neighborhood, the refugees struggling to make new lives in our country, the poverty stricken in all the world including those forced to send their children into slavery and prostitution. Christ loved especially the sick and the needy. I find that I often love the idea of a beautiful home, nice clothes, romantic dates at nice restaurants, and enjoying the newest technologies much more than I love the sick and the needy. This same issue of selfishness over and against the poor and the needy was as relevant in AD 300 as it is…

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