12.1.13 Original Sin? – Rev. Kent Matthies

Innocence is the spiritual theme of the month. Yet we are coming off the Thanksgiving holiday, which has historic connections to Europeans driving and killing Native Americans off the land. Human babies seem to begin with something like a clean slate and pure goodness. However, most human communities have combinations of helping and hurting. There has never been a place where people didn’t do some bad to one another. What does it say about our nature and potential to nurture?