Jim Good (Ohio)
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The LORD says, “Even [a woman] may forget [her nursing child], yet I will not forget you. See, I have inscribed you on the palms of my hands.” - Isaiah 49:15-16 (NRSV)
At the neighborhood picnic my younger brother and I tied a rope around my right ankle and his left ankle. Amid giggles we hobbled and swayed to the starting line.
“On your mark, get set, go!” We somehow managed to synchronize our strides and crossed the finish line first. Smiling...
With God, I am never alone, abandoned, or forgotten.
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