Ma played the organ and her name was Grace and she loved the Newtons, Isaac and John both. I grew up with the story of the slaver captain stepping away from all that.

I've always liked the word "wretch." It feels like wrench, like pulling apart.

Apparently the English took the original word and went sad with it, whereas the Germans took it in the direction of sojourner.

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This really goes along with my Lent reading; perfect timing and I really needed to hear it ❤️

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