The Prayer Circle: Texans Rebuild After Harvey as a Practice of Faith

The New York Times’s Kevin Sack writes about the faith-based clean-up efforts of an 80-year-old widow’s house flooded by Hurricane Harvey. Seventeen volunteers linked for a circle of prayer in Angie Klimple’s yard last Saturday. Sack writes, “Some did not know one another, or for that matter the Klimples. It mattered little. Each felt called by faith to lend their hands – and legs and backs, which would soon ache with soreness – to an elderly woman in distress.” Angie’s son, Jeff, said, “You know, bad things happen to good people and we don’t know why. But this is what the Lord wants, for you to love your brother like yourself.”

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