Gary A. Miller (California)
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If you remember that your brother or sister has something against you, leave your gift . . . before the altar and go; first be reconciled to your brother or sister, and then come and offer your gift. - Matthew 5:23-24 (NRSV)
When an item breaks, I have three responses: 1) I’m unhappy; 2) I’m frustrated; 3) I’m challenged to fix it. The first two responses rarely last long. In a short time, I am ready to find some tools and fix the problem. I love to take things apart and figure...
"This is absolutely lovely! How I wish I had been exposed or otherwise taught this beautiful lesson exactly as it is written here when I was a child. Going on 60 years old now, I am just coming to believe the words contained in this piece. As I look back on my life now, I suspect that my feelings of unworthiness of God’s love began at a very young age. Not explicitly, by which I mean to say that I was never told that I was not worthy of God’s love and mercy, but rather implicitly, through my experiences with simple human error and a constant focus on perfection and pleasing others. I cannot express to you how beautiful this piece is to me; I can only tell you that it touches me very deeply. Thank you!" Read more about Pockets.