Kinship, Community, and Greg Boyle

This past Thursday, the Lydia’s House community (core volunteers, current and past guests, friends, and board members) attended a presentation by Greg Boyle at Xavier University’s Bellarmine Chapel.  We were inspired by his call to compassion and particularly moved by his challenge to enter into kinship with others.  As he said, service is just the entryway into the grand ballroom, and the grand ballroom is a place where everyone belongs and everyone matters to one another.  He put words to so much of who we strive to be together.  Our time with him was especially meaningful since our community read his book,