Paul Farley (North Carolina, USA)
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[Job's friends] sat with him on the ground seven days and seven nights, and no one spoke a word to him, for they saw that his suffering was very great. - Job 2:13 (NRSV)
As my grandfather’s health began declining, I visited him often. When my extended family heard his health had taken a turn for the worse, they all flew into town to see him. This ensured that he would never be alone. We sat in his hospice room in silence, day and...
My presence can remind others that God loves them.
Those in declining health
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Our resolve must be different. My prayer is that we have finally reached a tipping point. My hope is that when the protests fade and the marches slow that our will as a church to truly eradicate the scourge of racism won’t dissipate but grows even stronger.”
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