There were two unmarried sisters who had such a bitter fight that they stopped speaking to each other.
Unable or unwilling to leave their small home, they continued to use the same rooms and sleep in the same bedroom. A chalk line divided the sleeping area into two halves. The chalk divided rooms so that both sisters could come and go and get her own meals without trespassing on their sister’s space.
In the black of night, each could hear the breathing and snoring of the foe. For years they coexisted in grinding silence. Neither was willing to take the first step to reconciliation.
Then one night one sister got up to go to the bathroom and fell, breaking her hip. The other sister awakened by the fall and the scream of pain jumped out of bed crossed the chalk line and came to her sister’s side. After a few typical sister jabs at why she would do such a foolish thing as trip on her own feet, the sister held her foe of the past few years until the paramedics came and carried her to the hospital with her sister at her side.
In those moments of darkness came the truth and the power of love and light. As Jesus has said to us: “Love one another as I have loved you.” (John 13:34)
JESUS DOESN’T ONLY LOVE YOU. JESUS LOVES EVERYONE YOU KNOW. SO TREAT THEM WELL!!
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