An aging grandmother walked into the church foyer…

An aging grandmother walked into the church foyer and asked for help. She explained that she had nowhere to go and was homeless. We provided food and began to make arrangements at a local motel. But before sending her, I asked, “Do you have any family living in Winchester?” “Oh yes,” she said, “my daughter, her husband and their children.” “Won’t they take you in?” I asked. “Yes, but she would want me to help with the children,” she explained. “Aren’t they your grandchildren?” I asked. “Yes, but I don’t want to be bothered with them,” she said. I rethought the motel and sent her on her way, encouraging her to live with her family. Pure religion includes help to those in need, but divided families and selfish irresponsibility is not of God. This is Just-A-Minute with Ed Boggess

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