The law of unintended consequences – “I was naked, and you clothed me …” but what happens next??
Members of the Methodist women’s church circle in one Wisconsin town some years ago were disturbed because a widowed church member and her three small daughters were staying away from services. Finding the reason to be a lack of suitable clothes, the ladies’ group corrected the situation in a generous manner.
When the little girls still failed to appear at Sunday School, some of the ladies called to inquire about their absence. The mother thanked them sweetly for the clothing and explained: ‘The girls looked so nice, I sent them to the Presbyterian church!’