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Open Forum: Finding that ‘Godspot’


My friend Amy lives in a major U.S city. She struggles with a number of health issues, sapping her physically and monetarily. Once a month, however, she makes a bread bag full of peanut butter sandwiches and walks through neighborhood alleyways, passing sandwiches out to her homeless neighbors of all ages. I think of her as a “Godspot” in the world: a person whose actions allow others to see the light of God in a world that is sometimes dark and bleak.

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Sarah Nelson
Sarah Nelson joined the Brainerd Dispatch in April 2010 and works as a online reporter, content editor and staff writer. She is a world traveler, accused idealist and California native now braving the winters of Central Minnesota. She believes in the power of human resolve and hopes to be part of something that makes history by bringing an end to injustice in the world. Sarah has worked as a criminal background researcher, high school civics teacher, grant writer, and contributing writer with — tackling every issue from global poverty to bio-degradable bicycles. Her favorite thing about living in Minnesota is July. Sarah left the Brainerd Dispatch in April 2014.
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