ROSC 11: The Stone of Stumbling

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Feature Article by Paul Rosenberg
Last time I left off as we sat in a full dining room at the sanitarium, where, hopefully, we had broken through the hurtful theology of our time, giving these people a chance to heal on the inside. And while the moment lasted a useful amount of time, it was soon enough broken by Dora, who excused herself for a doctor's appointment. Esther excused herself as well and drove her mom.

Again we sat silently, thinking now about Dora, and how little time she had left. She'd probably be hospitalized within a week or two.

Then one of them turned to me and asked, "What are we going to do without Dora?"

"You're going to remember the things she did," I said. "You'll learn from them and then do better than she did."

I could see that this statement didn't meet with universal approval. Clearly, some of them – especially the ones who lauded Dora… who had taken refuge under her leadership – didn't want the responsibili
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