Grey Matters

Holding a Bible, looking around at a cast of characters that horrify and sadden him, a man is standing in the middle of the reception area at a homeless shelter, shocked by the expletives, confounded by the smells of alcohol and weeks of body odor and filth. He is silently praying to paradoxically find strength or flight. He knows that in order to actually help, he’s going to have to lean on his faith like never before, because he believes that these people are still God’s children. But he IS there, which is more than most would do.

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