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The poster next to my side of our bed is about my wife's favorite place in all the world... Roma!  (Actually, the truth be told: It is not the only image or picture of Rome in the bedroom, but those of you who know Chrissie are not surprised, are you?).  Anyway, the poster shows three surviving columns of The Temple of Castor and Pollux in the Roman Forum.  Even before my wife took me to The Eternal City for the first time, I would wake each morning to see them, and see them each night as I went to bed.  I absolutely them love.  For some people, the tradition is to throw a coin in the Trevi Fountain to ensure they will some day return to Roma.  For me, I will not leave Roma without seeing them again.  In our home, they are known as "David's Columns".  They are mine.  I have claimed them as my own.  I also love what the poster says:

    "Come Christian Triune God who lives.  Here am I... Shake the World again!"  

I recently learned the saying on the poster is part of the poem written by Francis Schaeffer back in 1960:

To eat, to breathe
to beget
Is this all there is
Chance configuration of atom against atom
--of god against god
I cannot believe it.
Come, Christian Triune God who lives,
Here am I
Shake the world again.
(Francis A. Schaeffer, No Little People, Introduction)


This says "Easter" to me, and it seemed appropriate to share it with you now.  Peace.