The Poor Will Be With You Always: A Lenten Reflection

I kept hearing the words of Jesus. “The poor will be with you always.”

What a drag. Because, if you know any poor people, you’ll know that they are annoying. They lie – to you and to themselves. They keep making the same stupid mistakes over and over again. Like buying cigarettes instead of medicine. Or watching season three of The Good Wife instead of getting her taxes done.

Oh wait, that’s me. [Read more…]