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Reminded of God's love

Discussion in 'Books & Publications Forum' started by Crabtownboy, Oct 12, 2016.

  1. Crabtownboy

    Crabtownboy Well-Known Member

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    If you want to be reminded of God's love, Mom always said, just watch a sunrise.

    And if you want to be reminded of the wrath of the Lord, Dad said, watch a tornado.

    Jeanette Walls, Half Broke Horses, p26
     
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    Have you read her first book, The Glass Castle: A Memoir ?

    'One time I saw a tiny Joshua tree sapling growing not too far from the old tree. I wanted to dig it up and replant it near our house. I told Mom that I would protect it from the wind and water it every day so that it could grow nice and tall and straight. Mom frowned at me. “You’d be destroying what makes it special,” she said. “It’s the Joshua tree’s struggle that gives it its beauty.”'​

    Rob
     
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