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If you must point at the darkness, use a light, not your finger.
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In many areas of the world, people have no way to preserve bodies once a person dies. Even if a way exists, some people don't have the money. Therefore, the deceased are often buried within 24 hours after their passing. That was the case here. I walked out of view of those coming to pay their respects in order to do this painting.
I had the opportunity to pray with three young people before being chased off the street by a very tough lady who came with her youth crew to clean up the area. This is Watts, so it's wise to show extra respect.
A terrorist plot was foiled to blow up aircraft traveling from Heathrow to the U.S.. We were returning on that day. Several days earlier, we had been ministering on the streets where the authorities captured those who planned to carry out the attack.