By Patti Henderson
Every evening prior to she is going to sleep, a kangaroo prays below the celebrities for a child to like and carry. in the future, as she rests below a tree, a toddler poultry falls out of its crowded nest—plop!—right into her pouch!
Now, each evening earlier than they go to sleep, Momma-Roo and infant thank God for all their advantages . . . yet specifically for every other.
The publication closes with a quote from Ephesians 1:5: “In love he destined us for adoption to himself. . . .”
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Yes! Good thing you don't like the Giants. Okay, we've got to get the radio fixed," Root insisted. The Professor seemed to be muttering something to himself, but I closed the lid of the sewing box and stood up to announce it was time for dinner. 3 I finally managed to get the Professor out of the house. Since I'd come to work, he had not so much as set foot in the garden, let alone gone for a real outing, and I thought some fresh air would be good for him. "It's beautiful outside today," I said, coaxing him.
Two twenty. Can I show you something? " He took off his wristwatch and held it up for me to see. It was a stylish foreign brand, quite out of keeping with the Professor's rumpled appearance. "It's a wonderful prize," I said. " The inscription on the back of the case read President's Prize No. 284. " "I suppose so, but the interesting part is the number 284 itself. Take a break from the dishes for a moment and think about these two numbers: 220 and 284. " Pulling me by my apron strings, he sat me down at the table and produced a pencil stub from his pocket.
And did the customers on the sofa, waiting impatiently for the strange old man to depart, have any notion of the special bond between my birthday and the Professor's wristwatch? For some reason, I felt a secret pride in knowing these things, and I smiled at the Professor just a bit more brightly in the mirror. After the barbershop, we sat on a bench in the park and drank a can of coffee. There was a sandbox nearby, and a fountain and some tennis courts. When the wind blew, the petals from the cherry trees floated around us and the dappled sunlight danced on the Professor's face.
A Blessing from Above (Little Golden Book) by Patti Henderson