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Devouring Each Other

Often on a particularly stressful day, I will make the intentional decision to visit a nursing home or the home of one of our church's shutins. Whatever is wrong keeps me from concentrating on sermon preparation or background reading, so I go and try to do some small, good thing. It works every time: I spend an hour listening to the stories that folks want to recall and share. Some are happy stories from the past, others an acknowledgement of…
David A. Phillips
June 1, 2007