Paul reminds the Thessalonians how to live so as to please the God who made them, and he encourages them with the great hope they (and we) have of Jesus’ return to set everything right in a new and redeemed...
Congrats to our winners!1st Place: Charity MacDonald2nd Place: Erica Flynn3rd Place: Gail Johnson They set a very high bar for next year’s competition! Thanks to everyone who competed, sampled, and set up. It was great time! Until next year…
“There, peeping among the cloud-wrack above a dark tor high up in the mountains, Sam saw a white star twinkle for a while. The beauty of it smote his heart, as he looked up out of the forsaken land, and hope returned to him. For like a shaft, clear and cold, the thought pierced him that in the end the Shadow was only a small and passing thing: there was light and high beauty for ever beyond its reach…Now, for a moment , his own fate, and even his master’s , ceased to trouble him. He crawled back into the brambles and laid himself by Frodo’s side, and putting away all fear he cast himself into a deep untroubled sleep.”
J.R.R. Tolkien, The Lord of the Ring: The Return of the King, 1955
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