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"Lord, I’m so discouraged

I don’t know what to do.

I have so many burdens,

And I gave them all to you.

But you didn’t take them, Jesus.

Will you tell me why that’s so?"

"The answer’s simply, Little One,

Because you won’t let go."

Source unknown. Acquired from bible.org.

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