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Anywhere Door to Nashville

Today’s daily prompt: Pick Your Gadget Your local electronics store has just started selling time machines, anywhere doors, and invisibility helmets. You can only afford one. Which of these do you buy, and why?

This weekend in Nashville is a concert. More, it’s a gathering of dear friends.

www-502714Behold the Lamb of God is a Christmas concert like no other. Andrew Peterson and friends tell the story of God’s persistent love and the coming of Christ to a humble stable in Bethlehem.

The music of BTLOG is an integral part of my Christmas playlist.

A few years back I attended the concert in Virginia when Matthew Perryman Jones was the guest performer.  This year, in Nashville, I’ve heard it’s going to be Josh Garrels.

A friend of mine bought tickets. Actually, two friends bought a bunch of tickets. So we could go together, a whole bunch of us, enjoy the music together, and just be together.

The Island of Misfit Toys goes to a concert.

But there’s no way I could go, not with all that is happening here.

The other day, one of this little band of friends sent out this message —

Well, my broken-heartedness  this morning is about probably having to miss my Nashville trip next weekend. 

Dismay. From everyone. Even those of us who weren’t even planning to go.

Oh ….

No! What’s going on?

Why????

 No!!!! Can I come pretend like I can help in your job  so you can come?

She has a high-pressure job. We would have done anything to help her.

But when she explained, I ached for her.

Continued complications from the failed cochlear implant. The internal holes that they had to drill never closed up properly… they have strongly suggested that flying could make things a lot worse until it has been repaired or otherwise corrected.

So, you see, the gadget choice is pretty clear. None of them would fix what’s happening in my world. But that Anywhere Door — it would be perfect for my friend to walk through and find herself in Nashville.

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