John Groves (Maryland, USA)
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Do not be conformed to this world, but be transformed by the renewing of your minds, so that you may discern what is the will of God — what is good and acceptable and perfect. - Romans 12:2 (NRSV)
I was approaching my senior years when God let me know in no uncertain terms that my many years of prodigal-son-type bad behavior — excessive drinking and gambling, for instance — needed to come to an end. After crashing my truck into a tree during one of my drunken stupors,...
I will serve God by serving others.
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