"A Most Important Lesson"
(Author Unknown)

1-02-02 Church Within SOW Seeds Service - Story #169
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Welcome
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Greetings my Dearest Sisters and Brothers, and welcome again to Church Within's Story of the Week ["SOW Seeds”].

This week's SOW Seeds Story, contributed by: Linda Mac

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Story of the Week
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A Most Important Lesson
(Author Unknown)

During my second month of nursing school, our professor gave us a pop quiz. I was a conscientious student and had breezed through the questions, until I read the last one:

”What is the first name of the woman who cleans the school?”

Surely this was some kind of joke. I had seen the cleaning woman several times. She was tall, dark-haired and in her 50s, but how would I know her name? I handed in my paper, leaving the last question blank.

Just before class ended, one student asked if the last question would count toward our quiz grade. ”Absolutely,” said the professor. “In your careers, you will meet many people. All are significant. They deserve your attention and care, even if all you do is smile and say 'hello'.”

I've never forgotten that lesson. I also learned that her name was Dorothy.

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The Prayer
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Dear God,        
        All of Your Children have Value. Help me to see it in Each and Every One of them!

You ALL are Within the Infinitely Loving Embrace of our Universal Parent,

The Creator's Eternal Love to all of You,
Pastor Daniel

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