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1. How has war been made most real to you: By TV? Movies? Family stories? Do you have any “war stories” of your own?
2. Have you had to be the bearer of “bad news”? How did you break the news?
3. What seems to be Eli’s first concern here? What new insight does that give into his character?
4. What low points and high points have marked your spiritual pilgrimage?
5. Where are you just now on the “bad-news-to-good-news” spectrum?
6. When was the last time that you felt deserted by God? What was the cause? The solution?