Virtual real presence

A child tore off a piece of bread and fed it to her mother, saying, “This is for you, because God loves you.” The mother took the morsel into her mouth, swallowed it, and promptly posted news of the feeding on Facebook.

The mother’s report wasn’t a disrespectful act, born out of a short attention span or the urge to disrupt a service through the vanities of social media. The post was part of her worship; she was sharing the beauty of that sacred moment with her community.


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