#AdventBook2016 Oil and virgins 02-12-2016 | grahart

Hah.

One of those stories everyone knows – and an easy one:  get your eyes off the word virgin and focus on the oil.  This is more about being a scout than decoration; it’s about taking responsibility and weirdly for a parable not sharing what you have with those who have not.

Think about that.

This is saying that each of us is personally responsible for us as an individual, and getting yourself ready is your own thing.  You can’t metaphorically nick a ruler out of someone else’s pencil case just before this exam.

This is something we try to get the students to understand:  that they…

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