Intimate conversation, where two people share the deep thoughts of their souls, rarely happens easily. Most people are guarded in disclosing their innermost selves. But when their conversation takes place in the context of a “third thing” activity or experience, it’s much easier for folks to open up. How about you?

Download a study guide for “The joy of third things,” which appeared in Living Lutheran‘s September 2021 print issue. The guide includes two pages of discussion questions and a copy of the article.

Robert C. Blezard
Robert C. Blezard is pastor of St. Paul Lutheran Church in Aberdeen, Md., and editor of Living Lutheran's study guides. Previously he served as an assistant to the bishop of the Lower Susquehanna Synod.

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