If ye had known me, ye should have known my Father also: and from henceforth ye shall know him, and have seen him. – John 14:7

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A chip off the old block, right? “He has his father’s eyes.” “He has his father’s smile.” “He has his father’s sense of humor.”

Oh, but he has his mother’s …

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But right blessed are they that are prevailed upon by the Strivings of the good Spirit of the Lord, in the Day of their Visitation, to know and mind the Things that concern their everlasting Peace, before they are hid from their Eyes. (Elizabeth Bathurst, 1655?-1685)

 

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