My sister asked me a week or so ago if I could come up with a version of Joseph’s history that she could tell her children. Also this week, a lady named Anne over at Times and Seasons anguished over how she could possible discuss Joseph’s actions in restoring the New and Everlasting Covenant with her children.
So the other day when I was interminably delayed on my commute, I started writing. This is a first draft, and I’m open to any comments or suggestions as to how this could be improved. I’m not even sure what to call this (though the name of the post will remain “The Book of Joseph”).
Remember that this is a story to be told to relatively young kids. I am numbering the paragraphs not to be scriptural, but so you can comment with passion about the particular portions of the story you find noteworthy.
The picture is just because it was the best picture I had recently taken that represents love and sweetness and good fruits, even if a bit tart.
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