by Carol Howard Merritt
Old Testament Reading: Job 42:1-6, 10-17
For Sunday, October 28, 2012: Year B—Ordinary 30
I saw the young man in the fall. He looked like a well-equipped urban hiker, getting ready for his next adventure. He had an optimistic attitude. He had lost his girlfriend, job and home, but he would work as hard as he could until he got back on his feet.
A Different Man
I met with him regularly, listening to him, praying for him, and giving him a bit of spiritual direction. As the weeks wore on and the nights got colder, his situation became more desperate. [Read more...]