The feature Hugh’s Journals has appeared here on Sundays. For some basic background on Rev. Hugh Bebb Jones and his notebooks click here.
Selfishness and “me-centeredness” (concupiscence in classic theological terms) is the root of Sin. It is the cause of our alienation from God, from creation, and from one another. It is the ultimate source of war and poverty and injustice.
Here is a prayer that Hugh used on a number of occasions to help his congregation remember where their focus must always be.