b'THE DAILY PRACTICE OF LIFE 19different perspective in our own congregation, community, or family, as if our litmus tests are God-given. I do not think God has any litmus test, just a common calling to serve others, to be gracious as God is gracious, whatever our circumstances.Thank you, Dad, for showing me what is truly important, to thepointthatstrangersrememberyourconsistentactsof kindness.'