Religion: Lord Jesus Will Answer

DISCOURAGED? CALL DI 0614.

This familiar classified ad in the Washington News sent a despondent man to the phone in the dead of night. To the woman's voice that answered, he said: "I was intending to commit suicide tonight, and a friend told me to call you first." The warm voice at the other end began to pray. After a bit of prayer and a blessing, the would-be suicide felt unaccountably better. He mumbled his thanks and hung up.

The voice that answers at DI 0614 belongs to a short, 70-year-old woman with straggly grey...

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