James C. Seymour, Jr. (New York)
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Thus says the Lord, he who created you, O Jacob, he who formed you, O Israel: Do not fear, for I have redeemed you; I have called you by name, you are mine. - Isaiah 43:1 (NRSV)
My father worked most of his life at a racing-horse farm in upstate New York. An exercise rider and jack-of-all-trades, he had a special affinity with the horses he worked with every day. He had nicknames for them all and was always the first one into the training barn each...
Today I will faithfully do God’s work.
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