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    They lead everywhere and are

    From one end to the other

    The beginnings and endings of God's wisdom

    Weaving their blessed ways

    In and out, between and under

    The folly of this world's unrighteousness

    Using every last drop of its blood

    To lubricate the unmistakable machinery

    Of God's perfect justice

     

    Follow them

    If you dare

    And discover both yourselves

    And the truth of others

    As each episode unfolds

    In the manifest consequences

    Of both man's death wishes

    And noble pursuits

     

    For there is no escaping

    The ripple effect

    Whenever we toss a stone or pebble

    Into the ocean of consciousness

    That so inextricably binds us all together

    And continually reminds us

    Of our kinship as a species

     

    Whether we like it or not

    Every single one of us is connected

    Not only to each other

    But to the futures we cultivate

    Whenever we step out

    In either faith-filled compliance

    Or rebellious stupidity

    To change the world as we know it

    For the better or worse

     

    So before you start a thread

    Remember to contemplate its significance

    In the good and bad scheme of things

    For if the choice you make runs contrary

    To what you know in your heart of hearts to be right

    Somewhere down the road

    That choice will either lead to glory and honor

    Or bite you where it will do the most harm

    To your ignorance and unwillingness

    To let go to God's perfect love

     

     

    John Christopher

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