It was on Thursday that Jesus washed his disciples’ feet so it seems appropriate that we wash feet on this day as well. Find someone, it could be a friend or a spouse or a willing stranger, and wash their feet. It is a deeply humble experience, but that is exactly the point.
Ragan Sutterfield is a writer and Episcopal seminarian sojourning from his native Arkansas in Alexandria, Virginia. He is the author of Cultivating Reality: How the Soil Might Save Us, Farming as a Spiritual Discipline and a contributor to the book Sacred Acts: How churches are working to protect the Earth’s climate. Ragan’s articles and essays have appeared in a variety of magazines including Triathlete, The Oxford American, and Books & Culture. He works to live the good life with his wife Emily and daughter Lillian.