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Wrong Role Model

A minister friend of mine was concerned when two of his three sons began to stutter. He made an appointment for them to see a speech therapist (who was also a psychologist), and later had a conference himself.

"That psychologist literally cursed me," the minister said. "He told me I was responsible for that speech defect, and that I was ruining my boys' lives. 'When did you last take your family on a vacation?' he asked me.

"Well, it had been a long, long time. I was too busy to take time with my family. I remember I used to say that the Devil never takes a vacation, so why should I?--And I never stopped to think that the Devil wasn't to be my example."

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