You Have A Keeper
And He has promised to keep you to the end.
During the years of my childhood, my father was a traveling evangelist. Though our life was not extravagant, our parents still made sure we had fun along the way.
Between speaking engagements, if we were near the ocean, a beach-day was sure to happen. We sometimes visited historical sites or an amusement park.
Back then, a trip to the zoo was always cheap entertainment. Our family visited zoos in many locations, over the years. In the process, I developed an infatuation with zookeepers. I am not sure that I have told this to anyone before—you may be the first.
Surely, I am not the only child who thought working at the zoo would be the coolest job in the world. Those zookeepers had a way of making it look spectacular, spending their days keeping, guarding, and observing the beautiful creatures seen within the zoo’s confines.
Today, I realize it cannot be all glamorous working with lions, tigers, and bears, or animals, period. It is bound to get messy, at times. Then there are the necessary…
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