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Getting Off on the Wrong Two Feet

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Two arms, two legs, ten fingers, ten toes.
Perfect!
All is good in the maternity ward.

Or so it seemed…
When will the crying end? Why do the ‘terrible twos’ last more than a year? Why won’t they listen to me? How did they become friends with ________? Teenagers!
Sometimes they grow up, but too many of them just get older.
(Sigh)


We’re not really cute, little bundles of joy underneath those chubby cheeks. That’s what the Apostle Paul would tell us:

As it is written: “There is no one righteous, not even one;
there is no one who understands;
there is no one who seeks God.
All have turned away,
they have together become worthless;
there is no one who does good,
not even one.”
“Their throats are open graves;
their tongues practice deceit.”
“The poison of vipers is on their lips.”
“Their mouths are full of cursing and bitterness.”
“Their feet are swift to shed blood;
ruin and misery mark their ways,
and the way of peace they do not know.”
“There is no