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Job 30:3 Through want and hard hunger they gnaw the dry and desolate ground.
True miners seek wisdom, buried somewhere deep beyond the reach of humans. We are reminded that there is wisdom to be found in lands that have been politically and socially rejected. The people I know—the ones of the mountains and mines—are people who know and work the land, who seek to understand its ways and wisdom.
MOVING FORWARD: Write down a remembrance of the place you were born, or grew up, or live now. Share the story with a new friend.
Today the Church remembers John Henry Hobart, Bishop of New York, 1830.