I was just thinking about people to pray for tonight. I thought about Paul. I met him in Peavey Plaza downtown Minneapolis on Saturday. I was going to a bachelorette party, but I got there early, so i was just walking down Nicollet Mall and sat on a bench to people watch. Paul came and sat next to me.
P: Can I show you my card trick?
M: I don't have any money to give you.
P: I didn't ask for money.
M: Ok. Show me your card trick.
[shows me the trick]
Then I learned some details about his life. He lives under the 3rd street bridge. He has a 21-year-old daughter who lives in Robbinsdale. He's an alcoholic. He smokes. He's been homeless since getting out of the penitentiary.