“What does love look like? It has the hands to help others. It has the feet to hasten to the poor and needy. It has eyes to see misery and want. It has the ears to hear the sighs and sorrows of men. That is what love looks like.”
– St. Augustine of Hippo
The world is a big place, and there’s a lot of evil in it. Open any news site and you are instantly greeted with tragedy after tragedy. It is easy to become discouraged when reading the latest horrifying story about some atrocity on the other side of the world, or perhaps some scandal or heresy in the Church. We feel so helpless, so small.
In the face of such evil, how can we ever make a difference? How can we bring about the kingdom of Jesus?
The answer is actually quite simple. So simple, in fact, that it fits on a bumper sticker I’ve seen more than once: “Think globally, act locally.”
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