Study Guide: Listening Is an Act of Love

B. Reading the Stories

13. JANET LUTZ interviewed by her friend LORI ARMSTRONG

Pre-reading statement of opinion:  It is often said that strength can be derived from prayer.  Do you agree?  Why or why not?

Post-reading guided summary:  Describe Janet Lutz’s act of blessing people for the work that they do.  Consider why this action in a hospital setting even heals those who contribute to the healing process of others.

Personal response:  Write your reaction to one or two aspects of the summary you have written, and try to connect this response to the opinion that you expressed before reading the StoryCorps transcript.