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The Last Shall Be First

     In the early part of the 19th century there lived two brothers, both ambitious and with great dreams for the future. One, David who dreamed of adventure and exploration, sharing the word of God with everyone he met. The other, John who dreamed of wealth and fame and success. When asked what he thought of his brother’s aspirations, John shrugged declaring that David’s humble goals were admirable but inadequate in comparison to the fame, fortune and recognition that he sought.  At the end of John’s life, he was buried in the great Canadian plains where his gravestone reads “Here lies John Livingstone brother of David” (who, incidentally, lies in Westminster Abby)……..

                         “But many who are first shall be last and the last shall be first” (Matt. 19:30)