Tuesday, October 1, 2013

What we choose to tell...

     We all have our inner world -- the place that we feel and hurt and love -- and don't necessarily share with everyone.
     Recently, I met a woman whose stepfather had a heart-stopping story in his past that she had been totally unaware of -- and didn't discover until she found his memoirs when she was cleaning out his apartment after he died.
     This man, John D. Gilbert, a humble, quiet janitor and pastor, husband to her widowed mother never gave her a clue that he had spent almost a quarter century in the most violent prison in this country for a murder he did not commit.
     For more about this heart-wrenching, heart-warming story, look at Pastor with a Past in Kickstarter:

     John Gilbert was the kind of guy who did all he could for those around him.


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