“I’m fine. Thank you.” Translation: “I do not need any help.”

In the American culture which encourages the value of independence, how reluctant we often are to accept  help from others. It feels like a sign of weakness or dependence.  And yet for Christians, this runs counter to the teachings of Jesus and Paul  that we are created for  community, with openness, vulnerability and mutual support. … Continue reading “I’m fine. Thank you.” Translation: “I do not need any help.”