Preacher: Rev. Caitlin Harper | Series: The Art of Neighboring | The difference between those who passed by and the lone Samaritan was that he simply bothered to care. Despite how busy he might’ve been or what he might’ve been rushing to, he did not distance himself from the beaten man, but he grew closer. Why do we step over others who are sick and hurting? Why do we cross over to the other side of the street when we see someone a little dodgy entering our path of travel?