Thought for the Day – August 19, 2022

Photo credit: wal_172619 on Pixabay

At first glance, this looks like an Escher drawing… but it’s not. Each of these balconies is connected to an apartment and houses an individual, a couple, a family. Each person has a story with hopes and dreams and struggles, none of them visible from the outside.

In your plans for today, how can you be more aware of the layers of complexity behind the things you see?


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Barbara Bruneau

Barbara Bruneau is an ordained pastor in the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America. She is semi-retired, having previously served congregations in Iowa, Minnesota, and Wisconsin. Barbara enjoys knitting, reading, cooking, and weaving. She shares her home with cats named Abigail and Bijou.

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