Original blog August 18, 2019. Garage sales are a bit more problematic in the age of pandemic, but the rest of the advice still holds.
My Musings – Spent time these past few days with my two older brothers as we helped our 85 year old mother with a garage sale (selling many items that she and my dad had accumulated over 66 years together). We had many visitors to the sale. Some were neighbors, some were dear friends, some were mere acquaintances, most were strangers. They represented different ethnicities and social “classes.” We exchanged pleasantries with all, joked with a few (which garage sale had the best “junk”), had warm conversations with many and prayed with a few. At one point I remarked to one of my brothers “if more people went to garage sales, the word just might be a better place.” What a great time of fellowship with those we knew and those we did not.
As a world becomes more and more polarized, we sometimes lose sight of the fact we…
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