Traffic Flow

Sunday, September 1, 2013

Rev. Dean Snyder

Luke 14:1, 7–14

When we moved to Washington, a friend warned me: “Driving is
a competitive sport in Washington.” 

Three or four months later when I ran into him I said:
Driving is competitive in Washington but it is not a sport. There is nothing
sporting about it. It is just raw competition. The name for this is not sport
but war.

Driving in the DC area is war.

Jesus could have told the parable we heard this morning this
way:

When you are diving in the District of Columbia, and you
think it is your turn to merge into a slow moving line of traffic, don’t try to
force your way in. Others may just decide that it isn’t your turn yet and that
you are being too [...]