Francis Jorge Valera (Dominican Republic)
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As for you, brothers and sisters, never tire of doing what is good. - 2 Thessalonians 3:13 (NIV)
Every so often a certain young man would arrive at my workplace to ask for money or for other assistance. Sometimes I willingly gave him money. Other times I did so grudgingly because though he always insisted he was going to change his ways, he didn’t. His addiction had destroyed...
God’s radical grace calls me to give and expect nothing in return.
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