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For the Ordinary Things(Comments Off on For the Ordinary Things)

October 2, 2018

for the Messenger by M.H.B.

Thank you, Lord, for the ordinary things,

for the frost for the cold and the glow they bring.

For the child who is well and the child who is not

warm and content in her own little cot.More

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