We just had an election here, but the morning before the election, my good friend Libeck was part of a duet singing The Prayer, a beautiful song that has been on my heart ever since, and quite fitting for this time that we should really be praying for Taiwan. There are lots of versions of this song, and I wish I had a record of the one they sang last week, but here is one. If you have time, check out the duet between Josh Groban and Charlotte Church, or Chloe Agnew giving it a Celtic flavor. I know the last line of the chorus is "Give is faith so we'll be safe" but I can't help but replace it with the word "saved" sometimes. Like the man in Mark who cried out to Jesus "I believe, help my unbelief!"
Anyways, all that musical goodness to say:
Anyways, the election was held peacefully and democratically, and
Oh yeah, and when I got back to Yilan on Saturday (via a noisy bus ride with non-stop election reporting) I discovered that our church was a vote-counting site. Interesting.
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