An excerpt from Safely Home by Randy Alcorn
Saturday morning Ben and Quan worked repairing the chicken coop. It was unseasonably warm for early November. Ben wasn’t a skilled laborer, but he was actually enjoying learning some skills that didn’t involve high finances, budget projections, and long-term strategies. The men spoke of old classmates, dorm buddies, and campus escapades, uncovering a flood of pleasant memories that had long lain dormant.
Ming brought out a tray with water and biscuits for the men. While seated under the ginkgo, they talked and laughed a half hour.
“Li Quan is not ...