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And they came, bringing to him a paralytic carried by four men.
Sociologists are quick to point out that the healthiest people mentally and physically, are those who are functionally aware of others. These people often find themselves in “the helping professions” like nurses, counselors, pastors, policemen and many other affiliated occupations. It seems that there are some who will wade into other people’s lives, try to do what seems right and most importantly, touching others in their needs.
There are some who say that you either got it, or you don’t. My issue is that Jesus seems to think that His followers would learn how to activate this mentality– this gift. Each of us are directed to “bear one another’s burdens”. This really can’t be adjusted in order to fit my selfish personality. Regardless of my personal proclivities, it seems I am stuck with “the least of these”. Thankfully…
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