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Parable People: Jonas’ Story 3

Jonas’ Story 2 I remember thinking ‘Rescue me from my enemies, Lord,’ when the first blow landed and the world went dark. I woke later in a cool room, completely bewildered.  I staggered up from the mat where I lay … Continue reading

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Parable People: Jonas’ Story 2

Jonas’ Story 1 I was quiet, but as he turned through a gate in a street half a mile away from the pub he glanced around.  It was the house next to the church. I think he saw me, even … Continue reading

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Parable People: Jonas’ Story 1

There he was.  The foreigner.  My stomach churned with anger as I watched him.  He was holding down the job I applied for and he took it from me.  This is my city, my land, and I should have that … Continue reading

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Parable People: Aaron’s Story 5

Parable People: Aaron’s Story 4 So the servants turned back to the farm, rushing off to carry out their master’s orders, whilst he, my father, half carrying me, helped me back to the safety of the house.  Home.        I was … Continue reading

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Parable People: Aaron’s Story 4

Parable People: Aaron’s Story 1 Parable People: Aaron’s Story 2 Parable People: Aaron’s Story 3 I tossed everything I could salvage from the pigs’ scraps into the old pot and stewed it hard.  I had no salt or spices with … Continue reading

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Parable People: Aaron’s Story 3

Aaron’s Story 2 I was free! I was rich! The world lay at my feet! I travelled far and wide.  I saw places I never knew existed.  I met exciting people, many of whom became good friends.  I fell in … Continue reading

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Parable People: Aaron’s Story 2

Parable People: Aaron’s Story 1 I tried to switch off.  I didn’t want to hear a Bible story.  But somehow I found myself captivated by the gentle rhythm of Agnes’ voice. I was frustrated to the point of anger.  Why … Continue reading

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