Religion Insights columnist for The Herald-Palladium

This powerful story demonstrates how words significantly change how we feel, as well as change the experiences of those with whom we interact.

A group of frogs were hopping contentedly through the woods, going about their business, when two of them fell into a deep pit. All the other frogs gathered around the pit to see what could be done to help their companions.

Today’s Insights was written by the Rev. Linda Gunter, an ordained interfaith minister. She retired as the CEO of Peace Village, and is the former CEO of Hospice at Home in Southwest Michigan. She has been a guest minister at churches throughout Southwest Michigan. Insights is written by area clergy to give different viewpoints on a variety of topics. It is published each weekend in cooperation with the Berrien County Association of Churches. The views expressed by the author do not necessarily reflect the views of member churches.