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Great piece. I too had a son first and a daughter second. The differences and beauties they bring are quite remarkable. My wife is also Mexican and her family’s enormity and pull are immense. I would not trade it for anything, but it is definitely worth noting.

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Apr 29Liked by Misha Saul

Really enjoyed reading this!

Can't wait to be a father one day (god willing) :)

God bless you and your family.

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inshallah!

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This piece is high art.

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Mar 20, 2023Liked by Misha Saul

I'm a fairly new dad to a baby girl, and this piece gives me much to chew on, thank you for it!

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A blessing. Enjoy!

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deletedMar 28, 2023Liked by Misha Saul
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20 years working for Laban doesn’t prove the centre of gravity??

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Although interestingly, the commentators do suggest Jacob is punishing for staying away from his parents for so long. That distance represents a failure to honour them

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