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The handwritten note reads, “I’m really sorry, I don’t have money to give to God’s church. Please accept my watch as I want to offer it to God as my thankfulness.” The words are written on the back of an offering envelope. The person’s name was on the front. The Gift and the Giver The envelope was unopened and carefully sealed. I had the impression I was holding a priceless treasure. Inside the envelope was a woman’s watch. It was a “Citizen” brand, “Eco-Drive,” well worn. No numbers on the watch face – just lines. The watch reminded me of one my mother wore. The giver noted - “no batteries needed as it is a windup watch.” It kept perfect…
Bob Jones
May 20, 2015