MAKING IT WORSE
One Sunday morning during announcements, the preacher said, "I need to make a correction to an announcement from last week’s bulletin. It read: The church will host an evening of fine dining, super entertainment, and gracious hostility. It should have read: The church will host an evening of fine dining, super entertainment, and gracious hospitality. Sorry, folks, we are a loving church, not a hostile one. We love hurting people." He then went on to say, "I just have one announcement for this morning. The peacekeepers meeting scheduled for this afternoon has been canceled due to a conflict."
Sometimes in our attempts to make amends and correct a wrong, the situation is made worse. In this example, the corrections were attempts to make right something that was wrong. Though the results were not what was desired, the idea was right.
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