The keeper of the seasons

In this seminary experience, I’ve had to write a lot (!) of personal essays. One of the most common essay prompts I’ve faced is: share what types of pastoral ‘images’ you identify with. Some people write ‘prophet,’ ‘herald,’ ‘Samaritan,’ etc. Well, I decided to make one up (like ya do). The pastoral image that I identify with and hope to foster is the ‘keeper of the seasons.'

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