Occasionally, we read a story in the newspaper about some person who performs an act of heroism on behalf of a complete stranger. The media often likes to refer to such individuals as Good Samaritans acting selflessly to help another person. Certainly this is one aspect of the parable, but parables are rarely so simple that the fullness of their message can be captured in a few words. Are there other ways, and perhaps more profound ways, of understanding the parable of the Good Samaritan. This Sunday, lets go a little deeper to try and find some more mysterious and hidden meanings in this familiar story.