Archive for October, 2003

The New Mayor

Posted in Parables on October 13th, 2003

A small town elected a new mayor. The townspeople reported, “A 400 pound black man has become our new mayor!” One individual disturbed by such distinctions asked, “Why must we make divisions amongst ourselves by labeling people? Now, why couldn’t we just simply say, ‘A 400 pound man has become our new mayor?’”