Excerpts from a sermon preached at All Saints' Episcopal Church, Waterloo, Belgium
November 26, 2017
The power of Matthew 25 resides in a very deep place in my soul. Jesus instructs his followers to feed the hungry, welcome the stranger, clothe the naked, care for the sick, and visit those in prison; and to realize that when we extend such kindness to another, especially the least of our sisters and brothers, we offer it to Christ himself.
Now Jesus’ words are taking on new meaning for me for as I become a member of the dementia community – a group of people that society often overlooks, dismisses, ignores, and treats as “one of the least of these.”
Below is an adaptation of Matthew 25 – written from the perspective of someone with dementia living in a memory unit:
So, go and do likewise. - Tracey