The Magazine of The Evangelical Lutheran Church in America


Lutheran counselor helps relief effort

Psychologist Harry Olson worked as a critical incident counselor with various companies in New York.

"I have held grown men while they cry for lost relatives, looked into eyes made hollow by loss and despair, felt the anger and rage of people whose lives are torn apart," says Olson, a member of Trinity Lutheran Church, Reistertown, Md. "Oh, the feelings of confusion and helplessness. Yet I have also witnessed a turn. I have seen people moved to a new sense of compassion and inner strength — stronger than before...."


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