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In the beginning

 


My grandma used to watch us when my mom worked and we were too young for school. Our time together was short, usually just a few hours. Still, we often had lunch with her and then she would rest in her chair and watch her stories.

I would get a big Children’s Bible out, a pencil and paper, and begin copying the symbols on each page, one after the other in long lines – just like I saw them in the book.

I couldn’t read, and I didn’t know that those symbols were letters which, when strung together in certain patterns became words. I had no idea that those words, when paired with others...



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