Dear Pastor Sam
Dear Pastor Sam,
This is my first time to write. A friend of mine told me about your column and I went on your blog and read some of your posts and I thought I would write.
I have been living in the town I live in for almost 37 years. Many people move around and live in different places. I was born here in Mesa, Arizona and have lived here all my life. My parents still live here and when I got married I married someone from here and we still live here. We have moved several times but we haven’t moved out of the town we live in.
I heard that you are from the Mesa, Arizona area and I was wondering how you got to Baraboo to Wood River? It sounds from the stories I have read that you have moved all over.
Still Living In AZ
Dear Still Living in AZ,
Your question has a very long answer that I cannot give you in the amount of words I write on my column. I was about 7 years old when we left Arizona. We moved North and ended up in Griffith, Indiana. I lived in Indiana, Illinois, and Wisconsin mostly. My Dad was a Pastor and he moved many times and Pastored many churches while I was still living at home.
When I left home for college I was planning to not move as often as my Dad but I did Pastor three different churches. That is a lot less that my Dad pastored. My Dad still preaches from time to time. Since I have retired I haven’t been asked to preach for anyone.
I know that doesn’t answer your question but that is about the clearest I can get.
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