Fifty Shades of Brown – Chapter 2 Palma Christi

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Jonah 4: 6 And the Lord God prepared a gourd, and made it to come up over Jonah, that it might be a shadow over his head, to deliver him from his grief. So Jonah was exceeding glad of the gourd.

Not too long ago, my brother and I were talking about my mother and her involvement in the health care of our local community. One could say that it would have been truly unavailable if it had not been for our town’s doctor who was the only Family Practitioner and pharmacist. We remember the smell of the sweet nothingness of his breath and the familiar sounds of hymns he whistled ever so softly. That unmistakable and lingering essence of the cool wind of his whistle as he examined us was as much a part of him as his mirrored headgear that glared off the reflected gooseneck lamp. This wonderful soul of a man made house calls after work and I can remember his revered attendance to my mother one flu season. He was lithe of build and always seemed to have