Jean Bonin (Alberta, Canada)
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When Jesus saw [Mary] weeping, and the Jews who had come along with her also weeping, he was deeply moved in spirit and troubled. “Where have you laid him?” “Come and see, Lord,” they replied. Jesus wept. - John 11:33-35 (NIV)
The phone call came in the middle of an ordinary morning. The caller was almost incoherent, overcome with grief. “Ricky is dead.”
Ricky was my nephew. It was a freak accident, and now a young man who was loved and who loved so freely was gone. He left behind a...