2013-12-06_16-37-27 "What counts in life is not the mere fact that we have lived. It is what difference we have made to the lives of others that will determine the significance of the life we lead." Go in peace, Nelson Mandela

What Jesus calls us to do as followers is to create a world in which family is not a matter of blood, but of spirit. This more expansive view of family sounds lovely in theory, but is absolutely radical in practice. 

SOURCE:  The Underground Church: Reclaiming the Subversive Way of Jesus (Meyers, Robin)