September 10, 2009

A story of wisdom

Bethany Theological Seminary president Ruthann Knechel Johansen began a session at the National Older Adult Conference by telling the story of a traveler confronted by a ferocious monster. The monster asked him, “What is the best place in all the world?” Afraid of offending the monster by naming the wrong place, the traveler replied, “’The best place is where one feels at home." Taken aback, the monster said, "You are indeed wise.”