Defining terms and illustrating with Scripture establish Edith Schaeffer's platform as she delves into the touchy topic of segregation.
Wholeness seems to be a reasonable synonym for what we are striving for, when we are thwarted by complicating factors such as mixed languages, fierce competition, various rivalries, and stilted categories.
And just when we are overwhelmed by weight of the matter, Mrs Schaeffer directs our vision to the proper area of our influence.
Start with practicing greater sharing within the family. Mealtime is the perfect opportunity.
That is the homemaker's model.
The Schaeffer's devoted their lives to this principle at L'Abri.
On a very small scale, I hope my home can be a shelter characterized by the art of conversation and peacemaking.