Monica A. Andermann (New York)
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[The Lord declares], “I will show my love to the one I called ‘Not my loved one.’ I will say to those called ‘Not my people, ’ ‘You are my people’; and they will say, ‘You are my God.’” - Hosea 2:23 (NIV)
At each Sunday service, a man at my church sits in the last pew and greets everyone who enters. It doesn’t matter who wanders into the church: stranger, newcomer, or homeless person. If he doesn’t know the visitor, he introduces himself and asks for his or her name. At the...
God loves me and knows me by name.
Someone who has been marginalized
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I join many of those who will pray for you as you seek to discern what you are called to be at this moment. May God grant you the courage to fulfill that calling. May we all open our eyes and see the misery, open our ears and hear the cries of God’s people, and, like God through the Lord Jesus Christ, be incarnate amongst them.”
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