“But the greatest of these is love.”
–1 Corinthians 13:13, NIV
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I remember my ﬁrst encounter with someone who had
nowhere to go for Christmas.
I was about 15 years old. It was the day before Christmas, and
I was outside in the yard. Our neighbors, an older couple, had gone
for the holidays. But I noticed a young man in uniform at their door . . .
it was their son.
He served in the military and was making a surprise visit
for Christmas. But the young soldier couldn’t get in touch with his
parents and didn’t really know what to do. (Not everyone had a cell
phone back then.)
My parents opened our home to the young man, a “But the greatest of these is love.” –1 Corinthia
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