Cramer recounts the story in his "Care with the Cure of Souls" blog and as part of a locally produced book.
"A parishioner of mine, David Theune, has been working on a project for a while," Cramer explains in his blog. "He, along with over 200 people in the Spring Lake community, read the book, 'Sticks and Stones: Defeating the Culture of Bullying and Rediscovering the Power of Character and Empathy' by Emily Bazelon. Several community initiatives came out of the project, one of the most interesting of which was the idea to put together a book with stories of empathy shared by people in our community."
Cramer tells of his struggle with coming across people begging on city streets and how he would pass them by. That was, until one evening as he and his wife were celebrating their fifth wedding anniversary.
CLICK HERE to read the blog post, "I See Christ."
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