"All in all, it's just another brick in the wall."
One evening this summer, our granddaughter Anne Marie was visiting, and we took advantage of her energy by putting her to hard labor, bricklaying a wall. Sounds like we're awful grandparents, right? Well, it's not quite what it seems. You see, Anne loves building things, with blocks or any kind of building materials. So we thought what better fun than to let her build with REAL bricks and mortar? So we took her down to Phil's office, where he teaches small engine repair, welding, and brick laying. She got a little lesson in how to mix the mortar, use the trowel, and lay the bricks. She had a blast. It was like playing in mud, only better! After slinging a bunch of
""Then you will know that I, the Lord, am your Savior,
your Redeemer, the Mighty One of Jacob.
Instead of bronze I will bring you gold,
and silver in place of iron.
No longer will violence be heard in your land,
nor ruin or destruction within your borders,
but you will call your walls Salvation
and your gates praise."