A Good Call

As a chaplain, I often meet homeless people in the hospital who are being prematurely discharged because the hospital needs their bed. Tearfully, they often plead, “I don’t know what to do. I have nowhere to go and I’m not well enough to care for myself on the street. It’s dangerous out there you know.”

This pulls at my heart-strings. I want to help. Still, I know my limitations when it comes to rescuing people. So I tell them the only thing I know to be true:

“The universe is benevolent”. Behind it there is someone out there who is l