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YOU DON’T KNOW WHAT YOU’VE GOT TILL IT’S GONE

Our power is shut off, and suddenly we become thankful for electricity. Our garbage is not picked up, and suddenly we become thankful for the garbage collector’s weekly stop. A good friend dies, and suddenly we discover how much he meant to us. Our water becomes too polluted to drink and suddenly we appreciate having good water.

Why is it, Lord, that we take for granted...

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