Are We “Making a Living?”

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Two old friends met after not having seen each other for years.

“Bob!,” said Frank. “It’s been such a long time. How’re ya doing?”

“Well, Frank,” replied Bob, “I guess I’m making a living.”

And that was the typical opening of a dialogue between old friends, former neighbors, former co-workers, or members of a church or synagogue. Indeed, that was part of the social…