The Magazine of The Evangelical Lutheran Church in America



It's good for the soul

Fred K. trains emergency medical technicians, and he's certainly the kind of person we'd like to meet in an ambulance. We call him a "jollytologist." He's got a great sense of humor and laughs easily and heartily. He's got a huge heart, and even strangers are drawn to him.

We couldn't help noticing this about Fred when he visited us last summer along with Mary Ann's brother and sister-in-law and two of her sisters. This group sprinkled good cheer all over New York as they toured the city in what seemed to be a state of constant delight. They were great guests and good teachers of the spiritual practice of laughing.

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