Age of Empathy
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Age of Empathy

The Gift Of Discernment

What it takes to go beyond the obvious and not just find, but understand, the truth of a thing

My father used to talk a lot about the gift of discernment. As a child I understood this to mean that one had good taste, which is typically how he glibly meant it, even though he understood the greater meaning within Christianity. We were raised in a conservative…



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David Todd McCarty

A curmudgeonly writer and raconteur searching for hope and humor in trying times. Top Writer in Writing, Culture, Social Media, Politics, History, and Science.