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Dancing with Leppers

January 18th, 2011 No Comments

As a follow up on my last post regarding the 10 lepers found this article on another blog and it moved me to tears. How many things like a simple human touch we take for granted…I also understand more how absurd was for the 9 ungrateful lepers not to come and thank Christ for their healing.

Here are some excerpts from an excellent post by Jimmy McCarty about his experience in a leper colony in India:
I shook hands or hugged nearly every leper there. It was so important that they were touched, and that they knew we cared for them enough to break social stigma and touch them. Ever since that moment I do not read… Continue reading

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