I love the tightrope walkers prayer to steady the wire. What power we have if we'll only take it.
God's grace is to impart strength to take a chance.
Your selections for your readers provide a sense of history, science, art, politics and can wring the heart.
Gerard, like some of his readers, has been to the shore of the river Styx and has been turned back, not without first glimpsing what lies beyond, on the other side.
"Uh uh" says Charon, "God still has work for you. Your time is not yet due."
It will be soon enough when he hears:
21 ... ‘Well done, good and faithful servant; you were faithful over a few things, I will make you ruler over many things. Enter into the joy of your lord.’
Matthew 25:21New King James Version (NKJV)
What if this is a perfectly documented historical event? What if our Creator of all did indeed raise this man, Jesus of Nazareth from the dead?
The Koran is worse than rat poison in comparison.
People of Faith have a logical idea of what Life is all about.
They also have Hope, Love, Life - not existence.
Happy Re-birthday, Gerard. May you have many, many more.