A Pile of Stones

September 23, 2011

Molly’s daughter, Haley, writes for a blog calledDeeper Story. Today she’s written on judgement, both the way we judge others, and the smoke screen it casts as we judge ourselves. Here’s a bit of what she’s written…

A pile of stones at my feet. The accused are lined up before me.

I feel the pores of the rock against my palm. It is heavy in my hand. Weighty.

“Let him who is without sin among you be the first to cast a stone.”

I grip the rock tighter, running through a mental checklist of the sins of the accused.

“Let him who is without sin among you be the first to cast a stone.”

“They need to learn,” I think, words ripping through my brain as the sweat from my palms seeps into the crevices of the rock. “How else will they know they can never measure up?”

You can read the rest of this post over at Deeper Story.

 

 

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