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Lent- Day 21: I'm just going to leave this here.

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This morning, while still in bed, I read a news alert on my phone about President Trump's new interview with Time... and it is something. Really something. But it's the last part that really put the icing on the cake for me:

 

... But I inherited a mess, I inherited a mess in so many ways. I inherited a mess in the Middle East, and a mess with North Korea, I inherited a mess with jobs, despite the statistics, you know, my statistics are even better, but they are not the real statistics because you have millions of people that can’t get a job, ok. And I inherited a mess on trade. I mean we have many, you can go up and down the ladder. But that’s the story. Hey look, in the mean time, I guess, I can’t be doing so badly, because I’m president, and you’re not. You know. Say hello to everybody OK?

 

Um... later during Zoe's homeschooling Bible lesson, we discussed Luke 14:7-11:

 

7 When he noticed how the guests picked the places of honor at the table, he told them this parable:

 

8 “When someone invites you to a wedding feast, do not take the place of honor, for a person more distinguished than you may have been invited.

 

9 If so, the host who invited both of you will come and say to you, ‘Give this person your seat.’ Then, humiliated, you will have to take the least important place.

 

10 But when you are invited, take the lowest place, so that when your host comes, he will say to you, ‘Friend, move up to a better place.’ Then you will be honored in the presence of all the other guests.

 

11 For all those who exalt themselves will be humbled, and those who humble themselves will be exalted.”

And we watched this video:

 

 

Ahem. I'll just leave this here... G'nite.

 

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