Clare Drew* (Gauteng, South Africa)
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[The Lord] tends his flock like a shepherd: He gathers the lambs in his arms and carries them close to his heart; he gently leads those that have young. - Isaiah 40:11 (NIV)
While chatting with my cousin I recalled a visit to his farm in Tulbagh, vfdSouth Africa. Sensing a lamb was in distress, my uncle had invited me to go with him into the fields. Dusk was falling as we headed in the direction of a faint sound. We found a...
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