Who is my neighbour? Am I my brother’s keeper? It is so easy to just turn the other way. Not so easy to see through His eyes and priorities.
Never abandon a friend— either yours or your father’s. When disaster strikes, you won’t have to ask your brother for assistance. It’s better to go to a neighbor than to a brother who lives far away. (Proverbs 27:10)
Relate: “Are you OK? Are on our side? Do you need a place to stay tonight?” I was almost drifting to sleep when I got this on the evening of July 15’th. Within the next 5 minutes I started getting texts or whatsapp from a bunch of other people as well. By that point I had started sending out some of my own. My mind made a mental list of others I knew in Istanbul, prioritized them by where they lived, and started checking in on those living closest to places like the airport or the Bosphorus bridge who were closest to…
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