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Guest Elisabeth Hasselbeck

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February 19, 2021
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  • [MUSIC]- ERIC METAXAS: THIS
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  • - ERIC METAXAS: THISPROGRAM IS SPONSORED IN
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  • PROGRAM IS SPONSORED INPART BY CARSHIELD, GIVING
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  • PART BY CARSHIELD, GIVINGTHOUSANDS OF VEHICLE
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  • THOUSANDS OF VEHICLEOWNERS PEACE OF MIND.
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  • OWNERS PEACE OF MIND.[MUSIC]
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  • [MUSIC][SMOOCH]
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  • [SMOOCH][WHOOSH]
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  • [WHOOSH][DOOR SLAMMING]
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  • [DOOR SLAMMING][BING]
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  • [BING][REVVING, SCREECHING]
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  • [REVVING, SCREECHING][PLOP]
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  • [PLOP][WHOOSH]
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  • [WHOOSH][MUSIC]
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  • [MUSIC]- MALE: HEY.
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  • - MALE: HEY.[MUSIC]
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  • [MUSIC][BOINK]
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  • [BOINK][ENGINE REVVING]
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  • [ENGINE REVVING][BRAKES SQUEALING]
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  • [BRAKES SQUEALING][MUSIC]
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  • [CRASH][CHEERS]
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  • - ERIC: HEY THERE, FOLKS,
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  • - ERIC: HEY THERE, FOLKS,WELCOME TO
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  • WELCOME TO"THE ERIC METAXAS SHOW."
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  • "THE ERIC METAXAS SHOW."IT'S A SHOW.
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  • IT'S A SHOW.I PLAY THE ROLE OF HOST,
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  • I PLAY THE ROLE OF HOST,AND TYPICALLY I TALK TO
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  • AND TYPICALLY I TALK TOPEOPLE.
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  • PEOPLE.THEY PLAY THE ROLE OF GUEST.
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  • TODAY I GET TO TALK TO
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  • TODAY I GET TO TALK TOELISABETH HASSELBECK.
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  • ELISABETH HASSELBECK.YOU MAY REMEMBER HER
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  • YOU MAY REMEMBER HERFROM-- OH, I DON'T KNOW--
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  • FROM-- OH, I DON'T KNOW--"THE VIEW,"
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  • "THE VIEW,""FOX & FRIENDS,"
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  • "FOX & FRIENDS,"AND BEFORE THAT,
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  • AND BEFORE THAT,WAY, WAY BACK, SHE WAS ON
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  • WAY, WAY BACK, SHE WAS ONSOME KIND OF A REALITY SHOW.
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  • SOME KIND OF A REALITY SHOW.I DON'T KNOW.
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  • I DON'T KNOW.LET'S ASK HER IF SHE'LL
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  • LET'S ASK HER IF SHE'LLTALK ABOUT THAT.
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  • TALK ABOUT THAT.ELISABETH, WELCOME.
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  • - ELISABETH HASSELBECK:
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  • - ELISABETH HASSELBECK:THANK YOU, ERIC.
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  • THANK YOU, ERIC.THANKS FOR HAVING ME.
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  • THANKS FOR HAVING ME.IT'S FUN TO SEE YOU AND
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  • IT'S FUN TO SEE YOU ANDREALLY GRATEFUL TO BE HERE.
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  • REALLY GRATEFUL TO BE HERE.IT WAS "SURVIVOR."
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  • - ERIC: YEAH, I WAS GONNA
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  • - ERIC: YEAH, I WAS GONNASAY I WANTED YOU TO BE THE
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  • SAY I WANTED YOU TO BE THEONE TO TALK ABOUT IT.
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  • ONE TO TALK ABOUT IT.I DIDN'T WATCH "SURVIVOR,"
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  • I DIDN'T WATCH "SURVIVOR,"SO I DIDN'T KNOW YOU FROM
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  • SO I DIDN'T KNOW YOU FROMTHAT, AND I WAS THRILLED
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  • THAT, AND I WAS THRILLEDWHEN I FINALLY GOT YOUR
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  • WHEN I FINALLY GOT YOURBACKSTORY.
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  • BACKSTORY.ONE OF THE TIMES WE
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  • ONE OF THE TIMES WETALKED, I WAS LIKE,
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  • TALKED, I WAS LIKE,"THAT'S SO AMAZING."
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  • YOU ARE NOW, LIKE, IN THE
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  • YOU ARE NOW, LIKE, IN THENASHVILLE AREA.
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  • NASHVILLE AREA.EVERYONE ON THE PLANET IS
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  • EVERYONE ON THE PLANET ISNOW IN THE NASHVILLE AREA.
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  • NOW IN THE NASHVILLE AREA.IF YOU WANNA KNOW WHERE
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  • IF YOU WANNA KNOW WHERESOMEBODY IS, THEY MOVED TO
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  • SOMEBODY IS, THEY MOVED TONASHVILLE.
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  • NASHVILLE.- ELISABETH: TRUE.
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  • - ELISABETH: TRUE.- ERIC: YOU HAVE THREE
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  • - ERIC: YOU HAVE THREEKIDS, AND YOU'VE JUST
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  • KIDS, AND YOU'VE JUSTWRITTEN A CHILDREN'S BOOK.
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  • WRITTEN A CHILDREN'S BOOK.THIS IS YOUR FIRST
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  • THIS IS YOUR FIRSTCHILDREN'S BOOK, IS IT NOT?
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  • CHILDREN'S BOOK, IS IT NOT?- ELISABETH: CORRECT.
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  • SO IN THE MIDST OF
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  • SO IN THE MIDST OFPANDEMIC AND REMOTE
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  • PANDEMIC AND REMOTELEARNING AND JUST THE QUIET,
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  • ACTUALLY, THAT IT BROUGHT US,
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  • ACTUALLY, THAT IT BROUGHT US,THE KIDS, MYSELF, AND,
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  • THE KIDS, MYSELF, AND,REALLY, TIM-- TIM'S NOT ON
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  • REALLY, TIM-- TIM'S NOT ONTHE COVER, BUT HE'S A PART
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  • THE COVER, BUT HE'S A PARTIN EVERYTHING WE DO,
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  • IN EVERYTHING WE DO,OBVIOUSLY.
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  • - ERIC: TIM, BEING YOUR
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  • - ERIC: TIM, BEING YOURHUSBAND?
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  • HUSBAND?- ELISABETH: YES.
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  • WE DECIDED THAT WE WERE
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  • WE DECIDED THAT WE WEREGOING TO SHARE-- AND,
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  • GOING TO SHARE-- AND,REALLY, GOD JUST PUT IT ON
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  • REALLY, GOD JUST PUT IT ONOUR HEARTS TO SHARE THIS
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  • OUR HEARTS TO SHARE THISSTORY BASED ON THE WALL
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  • STORY BASED ON THE WALLTHAT ACTUALLY IS IN OUR
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  • THAT ACTUALLY IS IN OURHOUSE, AND, REALLY, ABOUT
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  • HOUSE, AND, REALLY, ABOUTTWO FRIENDS REALIZING THAT
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  • TWO FRIENDS REALIZING THATTRUSTING GOD CAN BE AN
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  • TRUSTING GOD CAN BE ANADVENTURE AND THAT WE GET
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  • ADVENTURE AND THAT WE GETTO BE HONEST WITH GOD AND
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  • TO BE HONEST WITH GOD ANDREALLY JUST PROCESS A WAY
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  • REALLY JUST PROCESS A WAYOF NOT HOLDING WORRY AND
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  • OF NOT HOLDING WORRY ANDFEAR ALL ON YOUR OWN AND
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  • FEAR ALL ON YOUR OWN ANDALONE, THAT YOU DON'T HAVE
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  • ALONE, THAT YOU DON'T HAVETO HOPE ALONE, THAT YOU
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  • TO HOPE ALONE, THAT YOUCAN PUT YOUR THOUGHTS ON
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  • CAN PUT YOUR THOUGHTS ONTHIS WALL.
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  • THIS WALL.IT'S CALLED "FLASHLIGHT
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  • IT'S CALLED "FLASHLIGHTNIGHT," AND YOU GET TO
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  • NIGHT," AND YOU GET TOWRITE YOUR PRAYERS OUT ON
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  • WRITE YOUR PRAYERS OUT ONA WALL, AND THEN GO BACK
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  • A WALL, AND THEN GO BACKTO THAT WALL, AND YOU
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  • TO THAT WALL, AND YOUSHINE A LIGHT ON WHERE YOU
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  • SHINE A LIGHT ON WHERE YOUSEE GOD WORKING, AND THEN,
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  • SEE GOD WORKING, AND THEN,WHAT WE DO IS WE CLICK THE
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  • WHAT WE DO IS WE CLICK THELIGHT OFF AND SAY,
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  • LIGHT OFF AND SAY,"I DON'T SEE WHERE GOD IS
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  • "I DON'T SEE WHERE GOD ISWORKING, BUT I'M TRUSTING
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  • WORKING, BUT I'M TRUSTINGHE'S THERE."
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  • HE'S THERE."AND SO I THINK IT'S REALLY
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  • AND SO I THINK IT'S REALLYJUST AN OBEDIENCE PROJECT
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  • JUST AN OBEDIENCE PROJECTAND A FUN WAY TO EXPRESS
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  • AND A FUN WAY TO EXPRESSTHAT TRUST IS HARD,
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  • THAT TRUST IS HARD,THAT IT DOES FEEL
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  • THAT IT DOES FEELDARK IF WE'VE HAD A YEAR--
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  • DARK IF WE'VE HAD A YEAR--IF ANY THAT FELT PRETTY
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  • IF ANY THAT FELT PRETTYDARK, 2020 WOULD BE THE
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  • DARK, 2020 WOULD BE THEONE IN OUR LIFETIME,
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  • AND I JUST FELT LIKE,
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  • AND I JUST FELT LIKE,GOSH, ALL THESE LITTLE KIDS.
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  • GOSH, ALL THESE LITTLE KIDS.WE KNOW ANXIETY RATES ARE
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  • WE KNOW ANXIETY RATES AREHIGH.
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  • HIGH.WE KNOW WORRY IS REAL.
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  • WE KNOW WORRY IS REAL.AND SO I THINK JUST
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  • AND SO I THINK JUSTEXPRESSING A WAY THAT
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  • EXPRESSING A WAY THATHELPED OUR FAMILY BE OPEN
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  • HELPED OUR FAMILY BE OPENWITH OUR HOPES AND FEARS
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  • WITH OUR HOPES AND FEARSAND WISHES AND BE HONEST
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  • AND WISHES AND BE HONESTWITH GOD THAT,
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  • "YEAH, IT DOES NOT FEEL
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  • "YEAH, IT DOES NOT FEELGOOD TO WAIT FOR AN ANSWER
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  • GOOD TO WAIT FOR AN ANSWERFROM YOU, AND I'M TRUSTING
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  • FROM YOU, AND I'M TRUSTINGYOU'RE THERE EVEN THOUGH
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  • YOU'RE THERE EVEN THOUGHI'M NOT SEEING THE RESULTS YET."
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  • I'M NOT SEEING THE RESULTS YET."AND SO IT'S JUST A FUN
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  • AND SO IT'S JUST A FUNWAY TO SHARE BECAUSE I
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  • WAY TO SHARE BECAUSE ITHINK LITTLE KIDS NEED A
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  • THINK LITTLE KIDS NEED AWAY TO HAVE AN OPEN
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  • WAY TO HAVE AN OPENDIALOGUE WITH GOD EVEN
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  • DIALOGUE WITH GOD EVENWHEN THEY CAN'T SEE WHAT
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  • WHEN THEY CAN'T SEE WHATHE'S DOING.
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  • HE'S DOING.- ERIC: WELL, AND SO DO
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  • - ERIC: WELL, AND SO DOBIG KIDS LIKE US.
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  • BIG KIDS LIKE US.- ELISABETH: YEAH.
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  • - ERIC: IT'S A VERY,
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  • - ERIC: IT'S A VERY,VERY IMPORTANT ISSUE,
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  • VERY IMPORTANT ISSUE,BUT IT IS AN INTERESTING
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  • BUT IT IS AN INTERESTINGTHING, RIGHT?
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  • THING, RIGHT?I MEAN, IF YOU'RE TALKING
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  • I MEAN, IF YOU'RE TALKINGTO PEOPLE WHO DON'T HAVE
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  • TO PEOPLE WHO DON'T HAVETHE KIND OF FAITH THAT WE
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  • THE KIND OF FAITH THAT WEDO, YOU KNOW, THEY DON'T
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  • DO, YOU KNOW, THEY DON'TGET IT, RIGHT?
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  • LIKE, WE KNOW GOD IS
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  • LIKE, WE KNOW GOD ISALIVE.
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  • ALIVE.JESUS IS ALIVE, AND HE
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  • JESUS IS ALIVE, AND HEHEARS EVERY SINGLE PRAYER,
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  • HEARS EVERY SINGLE PRAYER,BUT BECAUSE HE REALLY
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  • BUT BECAUSE HE REALLYLOVES US,
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  • HE DOESN'T ANSWER OUR
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  • HE DOESN'T ANSWER OURPRAYERS ALWAYS THE WAY WE
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  • PRAYERS ALWAYS THE WAY WEWANT THEM TO BE ANSWERED,
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  • WANT THEM TO BE ANSWERED,BUT IF YOU KNOW HOW
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  • BUT IF YOU KNOW HOWWONDERFUL HE IS AND HOW
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  • WONDERFUL HE IS AND HOWMUCH HE LOVES YOU, YOU
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  • MUCH HE LOVES YOU, YOUTRUST HIM WITH THAT.
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  • TRUST HIM WITH THAT.BUT WITH KIDS,
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  • BUT WITH KIDS,PARTICULARLY, WE DO HAVE
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  • PARTICULARLY, WE DO HAVETO REMIND THEM OF THAT.
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  • TO REMIND THEM OF THAT.SO WHAT'S THE TITLE OF THE
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  • SO WHAT'S THE TITLE OF THEBOOK AGAIN, AND WHY DOES
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  • BOOK AGAIN, AND WHY DOESIT HAVE THAT TITLE?
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  • - ELISABETH: WELL,
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  • - ELISABETH: WELL,SO "FLASHLIGHT NIGHT" IS THE
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  • SO "FLASHLIGHT NIGHT" IS THETITLE OF THE BOOK, AND
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  • TITLE OF THE BOOK, ANDIT'S REALLY CUTE, AND IT'S
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  • IT'S REALLY CUTE, AND IT'SA GREAT ADVENTURE ABOUT
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  • A GREAT ADVENTURE ABOUTTHESE TWO KIDS, AND IT'S
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  • THESE TWO KIDS, AND IT'SCALLED "FLASHLIGHT NIGHT"
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  • CALLED "FLASHLIGHT NIGHT"BECAUSE, WHEN WE GOT UP TO
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  • BECAUSE, WHEN WE GOT UP TOTHIS WALL-- AND WE HAD A
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  • THIS WALL-- AND WE HAD ALITTLE FRIEND NAMED
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  • LITTLE FRIEND NAMEDCAROLINE-- SHE'S LITTLE AT
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  • CAROLINE-- SHE'S LITTLE ATTHE TIME; SHE'S NOW A
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  • THE TIME; SHE'S NOW ASWEET TEENAGER-- WHO
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  • SWEET TEENAGER-- WHOSHOWED ME HER PRAYER WALL,
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  • AND I THOUGHT, YOU KNOW
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  • AND I THOUGHT, YOU KNOWWHAT?
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  • WHAT?WE CAN DO THAT IN OUR HOME.
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  • WE CAN DO THAT IN OUR HOME.SO WE STARTED THIS ABOUT
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  • SO WE STARTED THIS ABOUTFIVE YEARS AGO, ALMOST,
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  • FIVE YEARS AGO, ALMOST,BUT THEN WE WERE WRITING
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  • BUT THEN WE WERE WRITINGOUR PRAYERS OUT AND BEING
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  • OUR PRAYERS OUT AND BEINGHONEST ABOUT WHAT WE WERE
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  • HONEST ABOUT WHAT WE WEREWORRIED ABOUT AND HOPING
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  • WORRIED ABOUT AND HOPINGFOR, AND I KIND OF NEEDED
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  • FOR, AND I KIND OF NEEDEDTO KIND OF TURN THE VOLUME
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  • TO KIND OF TURN THE VOLUMEUP ON TRUST,
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  • I THINK, IN MY OWN HEART
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  • I THINK, IN MY OWN HEARTAS A BIG KID, AND I KNEW
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  • AS A BIG KID, AND I KNEWTHAT OUR KIDS WERE BRAVE
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  • THAT OUR KIDS WERE BRAVETO PUT SOME PRAYERS UP
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  • TO PUT SOME PRAYERS UPTHERE THAT LOOKED LIKE
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  • THERE THAT LOOKED LIKETHEY WERE NOT GONNA BE
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  • THEY WERE NOT GONNA BEANSWERED AS THEY HAD
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  • ANSWERED AS THEY HADREQUESTED, AND I'M
  • 00:04:49.134 --> 00:04:50.102
  • REQUESTED, AND I'MTHINKING, "OH, MY GOSH, LIKE,
  • 00:04:50.168 --> 00:04:51.670
  • ARE THEY GONNA BE AFRAID
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  • ARE THEY GONNA BE AFRAIDTO ASK GOD FOR THINGS IF
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  • TO ASK GOD FOR THINGS IFTHE ANSWER IS "NO"?
  • 00:04:54.373 --> 00:04:55.273
  • THE ANSWER IS "NO"?AM I GONNA BE AFRAID TO
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  • AM I GONNA BE AFRAID TOLET THEM ASK GOD FOR
  • 00:04:56.241 --> 00:04:57.576
  • LET THEM ASK GOD FORTHINGS IF THE ANSWER IS
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  • THINGS IF THE ANSWER IS"NO" OR "NOT YET"?
  • 00:04:58.477 --> 00:04:59.578
  • "NO" OR "NOT YET"?AND SO WHAT WE STARTED TO
  • 00:04:59.644 --> 00:05:01.079
  • AND SO WHAT WE STARTED TODO IS TAKE A FLASHLIGHT
  • 00:05:01.146 --> 00:05:03.048
  • DO IS TAKE A FLASHLIGHTAND COME UP, AND I WOULD
  • 00:05:03.115 --> 00:05:03.882
  • AND COME UP, AND I WOULDASK THEM, "IS THE WALL
  • 00:05:03.949 --> 00:05:04.516
  • ASK THEM, "IS THE WALLTHERE?"
  • 00:05:04.583 --> 00:05:05.484
  • THERE?"AND THEY'RE LIKE, "YES, MOM."
  • 00:05:05.550 --> 00:05:06.318
  • AND THEY'RE LIKE, "YES, MOM."AND I'D SHUT THE
  • 00:05:06.385 --> 00:05:07.185
  • AND I'D SHUT THELIGHT OFF, AND I'D SAY,
  • 00:05:07.252 --> 00:05:07.719
  • LIGHT OFF, AND I'D SAY,"IS THE WALL THERE?"
  • 00:05:07.786 --> 00:05:08.653
  • "IS THE WALL THERE?"AND THEY'D SAY, "YES."
  • 00:05:08.720 --> 00:05:11.223
  • AND THEY'D SAY, "YES."AND I'M LIKE, "WELL, CAN YOU
  • 00:05:11.289 --> 00:05:12.224
  • AND I'M LIKE, "WELL, CAN YOUSEE THE WALL?"
  • 00:05:12.290 --> 00:05:12.591
  • SEE THE WALL?"AND THEY'RE LIKE, "NO,"
  • 00:05:12.657 --> 00:05:13.625
  • AND THEY'RE LIKE, "NO,"BUT THEY KNEW THE WALL WAS
  • 00:05:13.692 --> 00:05:14.192
  • BUT THEY KNEW THE WALL WASTHERE.
  • 00:05:14.259 --> 00:05:14.726
  • THERE.AND SO I'M LIKE, LET'S
  • 00:05:14.793 --> 00:05:15.227
  • AND SO I'M LIKE, LET'SJUST USE THAT AS A
  • 00:05:15.293 --> 00:05:16.928
  • JUST USE THAT AS AMINISCULE EXAMPLE OF TRUSTING,
  • 00:05:16.995 --> 00:05:18.330
  • THAT, GOD, EVEN WHEN WE
  • 00:05:18.964 --> 00:05:19.698
  • THAT, GOD, EVEN WHEN WECAN'T SEE WHAT HE'S DOING,
  • 00:05:19.765 --> 00:05:20.265
  • CAN'T SEE WHAT HE'S DOING,IS THERE.
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  • IS THERE.AND SO WE SHINE OUR
  • 00:05:21.199 --> 00:05:22.667
  • AND SO WE SHINE OURFLASHLIGHT ON THE WORDS
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  • FLASHLIGHT ON THE WORDSTHAT WE WROTE AND
  • 00:05:23.969 --> 00:05:25.537
  • THAT WE WROTE ANDCELEBRATE, "HECK, YEAH, WE
  • 00:05:25.604 --> 00:05:26.304
  • CELEBRATE, "HECK, YEAH, WESEE WHAT GOD'S DOING HERE.
  • 00:05:26.371 --> 00:05:27.339
  • SEE WHAT GOD'S DOING HERE.THAT WAS AWESOME."
  • 00:05:27.406 --> 00:05:27.873
  • THAT WAS AWESOME."LIKE, "OUR COUSIN'S KNEE IS
  • 00:05:27.939 --> 00:05:29.474
  • LIKE, "OUR COUSIN'S KNEE ISGETTING BETTER.
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  • GETTING BETTER.THIS IS WORKING OUT."
  • 00:05:30.208 --> 00:05:31.510
  • THIS IS WORKING OUT."LIKE, "I'M HAVIN' A GREAT
  • 00:05:31.576 --> 00:05:32.611
  • LIKE, "I'M HAVIN' A GREATSEASON OF SPORT," AND THEN
  • 00:05:32.677 --> 00:05:34.045
  • SEASON OF SPORT," AND THENFLASHLIGHT OFF.
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  • FLASHLIGHT OFF.THAT THING THAT WE PRAYED
  • 00:05:35.046 --> 00:05:36.515
  • THAT THING THAT WE PRAYEDFOR, THAT PERSON THAT WE
  • 00:05:36.581 --> 00:05:38.250
  • FOR, THAT PERSON THAT WEPRAYED FOR,
  • 00:05:38.316 --> 00:05:38.784
  • THAT DIDN'T TURN OUT YET
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  • THAT DIDN'T TURN OUT YETOR AS WE SEE IT, AND SO WE
  • 00:05:42.187 --> 00:05:44.356
  • OR AS WE SEE IT, AND SO WEJUST NEEDED A WAY TO
  • 00:05:44.423 --> 00:05:45.690
  • JUST NEEDED A WAY TOPROCESS THAT, EVEN THOUGH
  • 00:05:45.757 --> 00:05:47.959
  • PROCESS THAT, EVEN THOUGHWE'RE NOT SEEING WHAT GOD
  • 00:05:48.026 --> 00:05:48.560
  • WE'RE NOT SEEING WHAT GODIS DOING,
  • 00:05:48.627 --> 00:05:49.327
  • THAT HE'S THERE WORKING,
  • 00:05:49.928 --> 00:05:50.395
  • THAT HE'S THERE WORKING,AND SO WE USED A
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  • AND SO WE USED AFLASHLIGHT WITH IT, AND
  • 00:05:51.029 --> 00:05:52.197
  • FLASHLIGHT WITH IT, ANDTHAT'S WHERE OUR--
  • 00:05:52.264 --> 00:05:52.798
  • THAT'S WHERE OUR--THAT WAS OUR FLASHLIGHT NIGHT
  • 00:05:52.864 --> 00:05:53.865
  • THAT WAS OUR FLASHLIGHT NIGHTAND THAT WE HAVE RIGHT ON
  • 00:05:53.932 --> 00:05:54.433
  • AND THAT WE HAVE RIGHT ONTHIS VERY WALL, AND THAT'S
  • 00:05:54.499 --> 00:05:55.267
  • THIS VERY WALL, AND THAT'SWHY WE BROUGHT THIS STORY
  • 00:05:55.333 --> 00:05:55.801
  • WHY WE BROUGHT THIS STORYTO KIDS.
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  • TO KIDS.- ERIC: IT'S AN AMAZING
  • 00:05:56.401 --> 00:05:58.336
  • - ERIC: IT'S AN AMAZINGCONCEPT,
  • 00:05:58.403 --> 00:06:00.105
  • AND I CAN SEE THE WALL
  • 00:06:01.440 --> 00:06:01.873
  • AND I CAN SEE THE WALLBEHIND YOU.
  • 00:06:01.940 --> 00:06:03.575
  • BEHIND YOU.IT LOOKS LIKE A GIGANTIC
  • 00:06:03.642 --> 00:06:04.309
  • IT LOOKS LIKE A GIGANTICBLACKBOARD.
  • 00:06:04.376 --> 00:06:05.177
  • I GUESS THAT'S WHAT IT IS.
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  • I GUESS THAT'S WHAT IT IS.- ELISABETH: YES, AND DON'T--
  • 00:06:06.945 --> 00:06:07.846
  • - ELISABETH: YES, AND DON'T--LIKE, I WOULD SAY
  • 00:06:07.913 --> 00:06:08.980
  • LIKE, I WOULD SAYTO MOMS AND DADS AND AUNTS
  • 00:06:09.047 --> 00:06:10.148
  • TO MOMS AND DADS AND AUNTSAND UNCLES AND
  • 00:06:10.215 --> 00:06:11.082
  • AND UNCLES ANDGRANDPARENTS AND BIG
  • 00:06:11.149 --> 00:06:12.484
  • GRANDPARENTS AND BIGSISTERS AND COUSINS,
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  • SISTERS AND COUSINS,YOU DON'T HAVE TO HAVE--
  • 00:06:13.385 --> 00:06:14.019
  • YOU DON'T HAVE TO HAVE--YOU DON'T HAVE TO GO
  • 00:06:14.085 --> 00:06:15.454
  • YOU DON'T HAVE TO GOHOME-WRECKING AND, YOU
  • 00:06:15.520 --> 00:06:17.489
  • HOME-WRECKING AND, YOUKNOW, PAINT YOUR WALL
  • 00:06:17.556 --> 00:06:18.356
  • KNOW, PAINT YOUR WALLBLACK IN YOUR HOME IF YOU
  • 00:06:18.423 --> 00:06:18.924
  • BLACK IN YOUR HOME IF YOUDON'T WANT TO.
  • 00:06:18.990 --> 00:06:19.391
  • DON'T WANT TO.THERE'S ONE RIGHT IN THE
  • 00:06:19.458 --> 00:06:19.925
  • THERE'S ONE RIGHT IN THEBOOK.
  • 00:06:19.991 --> 00:06:20.525
  • BOOK.THIS IS REAL CHALK PAPER
  • 00:06:20.592 --> 00:06:23.061
  • THIS IS REAL CHALK PAPERTHAT YOU CAN ACTUALLY,
  • 00:06:23.128 --> 00:06:24.496
  • THAT YOU CAN ACTUALLY,LIKE, ERASE AND WRITE ON
  • 00:06:24.563 --> 00:06:25.430
  • LIKE, ERASE AND WRITE ONAND SHINE A LIGHT ON, AND
  • 00:06:25.497 --> 00:06:26.064
  • AND SHINE A LIGHT ON, ANDTHIS IS WHERE I'VE SEEN SO
  • 00:06:26.131 --> 00:06:26.798
  • THIS IS WHERE I'VE SEEN SOMANY PEOPLE WHO HAVE THE
  • 00:06:26.865 --> 00:06:27.933
  • MANY PEOPLE WHO HAVE THEBOOK ALREADY, LETTING
  • 00:06:27.999 --> 00:06:29.367
  • BOOK ALREADY, LETTINGTHEIR KIDS WRITE IN BOOKS,
  • 00:06:29.434 --> 00:06:30.735
  • THEIR KIDS WRITE IN BOOKS,SO I'M MAKING PARENTS MAD
  • 00:06:30.802 --> 00:06:32.070
  • SO I'M MAKING PARENTS MADACROSS THE NATION RIGHT
  • 00:06:32.137 --> 00:06:33.205
  • ACROSS THE NATION RIGHTNOW, LETTING KIDS WRITE IN
  • 00:06:33.271 --> 00:06:33.839
  • NOW, LETTING KIDS WRITE INBOOKS AND BLINDING THEM
  • 00:06:33.905 --> 00:06:35.373
  • BOOKS AND BLINDING THEMWITH FLASHLIGHTS,
  • 00:06:35.440 --> 00:06:36.608
  • BUT I DO WANT THEM TO HAVE
  • 00:06:37.209 --> 00:06:37.709
  • BUT I DO WANT THEM TO HAVEA PLACE.
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  • A PLACE.I THINK KIDS ARE WORRIED,
  • 00:06:38.844 --> 00:06:39.611
  • I THINK KIDS ARE WORRIED,GROWN-UPS ARE WORRIED, AND
  • 00:06:39.678 --> 00:06:41.179
  • GROWN-UPS ARE WORRIED, ANDTHEY NEED A PLACE TO GET
  • 00:06:41.246 --> 00:06:42.380
  • THEY NEED A PLACE TO GETIT OUT.
  • 00:06:42.447 --> 00:06:43.882
  • IT OUT.I THINK IF WE REALIZE--
  • 00:06:43.949 --> 00:06:45.417
  • I THINK IF WE REALIZE--ONE OF THE GREATEST THINGS
  • 00:06:45.484 --> 00:06:47.319
  • ONE OF THE GREATEST THINGSTHAT CAME WITH THIS WALL IN
  • 00:06:47.385 --> 00:06:48.487
  • THAT CAME WITH THIS WALL INOUR HOUSE, AND I THINK,
  • 00:06:48.553 --> 00:06:49.554
  • OUR HOUSE, AND I THINK,WELL, HOPEFULLY, MY
  • 00:06:49.621 --> 00:06:50.055
  • WELL, HOPEFULLY, MYPRAYER IS THAT WHAT'LL
  • 00:06:50.121 --> 00:06:50.555
  • PRAYER IS THAT WHAT'LLCOME OUT OF
  • 00:06:50.622 --> 00:06:51.623
  • COME OUT OF"FLASHLIGHT NIGHT,"
  • 00:06:51.690 --> 00:06:53.458
  • THE BOOK, IS THAT
  • 00:06:54.259 --> 00:06:54.759
  • THE BOOK, IS THATYOU'LL GET TO SEE WHAT'S
  • 00:06:54.826 --> 00:06:55.660
  • YOU'LL GET TO SEE WHAT'SON YOUR KIDS' HEARTS, AND
  • 00:06:55.727 --> 00:06:56.328
  • ON YOUR KIDS' HEARTS, ANDTHEY'RE GONNA GET TO SEE
  • 00:06:56.394 --> 00:06:57.062
  • THEY'RE GONNA GET TO SEEWHAT'S ON YOURS, AND THEN
  • 00:06:57.128 --> 00:06:58.497
  • WHAT'S ON YOURS, AND THENTHEY'RE GONNA SEE YOU WALK
  • 00:06:58.563 --> 00:06:59.064
  • THEY'RE GONNA SEE YOU WALKTHROUGH A SEASON OF
  • 00:06:59.130 --> 00:06:59.931
  • THROUGH A SEASON OFWAITING THAT LOOKS DARK,
  • 00:06:59.998 --> 00:07:00.465
  • WAITING THAT LOOKS DARK,AND THEN SHINE YOUR LIGHT
  • 00:07:00.532 --> 00:07:01.132
  • AND THEN SHINE YOUR LIGHTON THE THINGS THAT GOD IS
  • 00:07:01.199 --> 00:07:01.867
  • ON THE THINGS THAT GOD ISDOING, BUT YOU CAN DO IT
  • 00:07:01.933 --> 00:07:02.634
  • DOING, BUT YOU CAN DO ITRIGHT HERE INSIDE.
  • 00:07:02.701 --> 00:07:03.568
  • RIGHT HERE INSIDE.YOU DON'T HAVE TO DO THIS.
  • 00:07:03.635 --> 00:07:05.036
  • YOU DON'T HAVE TO DO THIS.TIM WAS A LITTLE SHOCKED
  • 00:07:05.103 --> 00:07:06.071
  • TIM WAS A LITTLE SHOCKEDONE DAY WHEN I PAINTED THE
  • 00:07:06.137 --> 00:07:07.138
  • ONE DAY WHEN I PAINTED THEWALL BLACK.
  • 00:07:07.205 --> 00:07:08.707
  • WALL BLACK.- ERIC: WELL, IT'S A
  • 00:07:08.773 --> 00:07:09.474
  • - ERIC: WELL, IT'S AWONDERFUL IDEA, I HAVE TO
  • 00:07:09.541 --> 00:07:10.008
  • WONDERFUL IDEA, I HAVE TOSAY.
  • 00:07:10.075 --> 00:07:10.609
  • SAY.I LOVE IT,
  • 00:07:10.675 --> 00:07:11.276
  • AND I OBVIOUSLY LOVE THE
  • 00:07:12.043 --> 00:07:13.245
  • AND I OBVIOUSLY LOVE THECONCEPT BEHIND IT THAT
  • 00:07:13.311 --> 00:07:14.412
  • CONCEPT BEHIND IT THATPRAYER IS REAL, GOD IS
  • 00:07:14.479 --> 00:07:16.848
  • PRAYER IS REAL, GOD ISREAL, BUT, IN FACT,
  • 00:07:16.915 --> 00:07:19.017
  • REAL, BUT, IN FACT,SOMETIMES WE DON'T SEE IT,
  • 00:07:19.084 --> 00:07:19.651
  • SOMETIMES WE DON'T SEE IT,AND, YOU KNOW, THAT'S PART
  • 00:07:19.718 --> 00:07:21.453
  • AND, YOU KNOW, THAT'S PARTOF WHAT FAITH IS.
  • 00:07:21.520 --> 00:07:23.321
  • OF WHAT FAITH IS.SCRIPTURE SAYS IT'S-- YOU
  • 00:07:23.388 --> 00:07:24.322
  • SCRIPTURE SAYS IT'S-- YOUKNOW, "WE WALK BY FAITH,
  • 00:07:24.389 --> 00:07:25.123
  • KNOW, "WE WALK BY FAITH,NOT BY SIGHT." "FAITH THE
  • 00:07:25.190 --> 00:07:25.790
  • NOT BY SIGHT." "FAITH THESUBSTANCE OF THINGS HOPED
  • 00:07:25.857 --> 00:07:27.225
  • SUBSTANCE OF THINGS HOPEDFOR--" I MEAN, IT'S A
  • 00:07:27.292 --> 00:07:28.593
  • FOR--" I MEAN, IT'S ALITTLE BIT
  • 00:07:28.660 --> 00:07:31.196
  • LITTLE BITCOUNTERINTUITIVE, AND, YET
  • 00:07:31.263 --> 00:07:32.631
  • COUNTERINTUITIVE, AND, YETIT'S THE DEEPER REALITY.
  • 00:07:32.697 --> 00:07:34.432
  • IT'S THE DEEPER REALITY.NOBODY IS MORE THERE THAN
  • 00:07:34.499 --> 00:07:36.334
  • NOBODY IS MORE THERE THANTHE LORD, AND WE HAVE TO
  • 00:07:36.401 --> 00:07:38.603
  • THE LORD, AND WE HAVE TOREMIND OURSELVES.
  • 00:07:38.670 --> 00:07:40.505
  • REMIND OURSELVES.SO THE FACT THAT YOU'RE
  • 00:07:40.572 --> 00:07:41.806
  • SO THE FACT THAT YOU'REDOING THIS IN A WAY TO GET
  • 00:07:41.873 --> 00:07:43.275
  • DOING THIS IN A WAY TO GETKIDS TO UNDERSTAND THIS,
  • 00:07:43.341 --> 00:07:44.809
  • KIDS TO UNDERSTAND THIS,IT'S KEY BECAUSE A LOT OF
  • 00:07:44.876 --> 00:07:46.845
  • IT'S KEY BECAUSE A LOT OFADULTS DON'T GET THIS.
  • 00:07:46.912 --> 00:07:47.913
  • ADULTS DON'T GET THIS.WE REALLY DON'T UNDERSTAND
  • 00:07:47.979 --> 00:07:48.713
  • WE REALLY DON'T UNDERSTAND"HOW DO YOU PRAY?"
  • 00:07:48.780 --> 00:07:50.215
  • "HOW DO YOU PRAY?"AND "WHEN DOES GOD HEAR
  • 00:07:50.282 --> 00:07:52.651
  • AND "WHEN DOES GOD HEARYOUR PRAYER?"
  • 00:07:52.717 --> 00:07:53.318
  • YOUR PRAYER?"AND "WHY DOESN'T HE ANSWER
  • 00:07:53.385 --> 00:07:54.519
  • AND "WHY DOESN'T HE ANSWERTHE PRAYER?"
  • 00:07:54.586 --> 00:07:55.587
  • THE PRAYER?"EVERYBODY HAS THOSE
  • 00:07:55.654 --> 00:07:56.655
  • EVERYBODY HAS THOSEQUESTIONS.
  • 00:07:56.721 --> 00:07:57.188
  • QUESTIONS.EVEN JESUS.
  • 00:07:57.255 --> 00:07:58.790
  • EVEN JESUS.IMAGINE, HE PRAYED,
  • 00:07:58.857 --> 00:08:00.926
  • IMAGINE, HE PRAYED,"THY WILL BE DONE."
  • 00:08:00.992 --> 00:08:01.726
  • "THY WILL BE DONE."I MEAN, HE ASKED FOR
  • 00:08:01.793 --> 00:08:02.193
  • I MEAN, HE ASKED FORSOMETHING,
  • 00:08:02.260 --> 00:08:03.562
  • SOMETHING,AND HE DIDN'T GET IT.
  • 00:08:03.628 --> 00:08:05.030
  • AND HE DIDN'T GET IT.JESUS SAID, "I'D LIKE THIS
  • 00:08:05.096 --> 00:08:05.830
  • JESUS SAID, "I'D LIKE THISCUP TO PASS FROM ME,
  • 00:08:05.897 --> 00:08:07.265
  • CUP TO PASS FROM ME,FATHER, NONETHELESS, IF
  • 00:08:07.332 --> 00:08:09.034
  • FATHER, NONETHELESS, IFIT'S YOUR WILL, THY WILL
  • 00:08:09.100 --> 00:08:10.802
  • IT'S YOUR WILL, THY WILLBE DONE."
  • 00:08:10.869 --> 00:08:11.903
  • BE DONE."IT'S AN AMAZING THING
  • 00:08:11.970 --> 00:08:13.138
  • IT'S AN AMAZING THINGTHAT, FROM THE PAGES
  • 00:08:13.204 --> 00:08:13.838
  • THAT, FROM THE PAGESOF SCRIPTURE, THAT GOD IN
  • 00:08:13.905 --> 00:08:15.006
  • OF SCRIPTURE, THAT GOD INHUMAN FORM, PRAYED A
  • 00:08:15.073 --> 00:08:17.142
  • HUMAN FORM, PRAYED APRAYER.
  • 00:08:17.208 --> 00:08:18.910
  • PRAYER.HIS WILL WAS DIFFERENT
  • 00:08:18.977 --> 00:08:20.445
  • HIS WILL WAS DIFFERENTTHAN THE FATHER'S WILL,
  • 00:08:20.512 --> 00:08:21.746
  • THAN THE FATHER'S WILL,BUT HE SAID, "THY WILL BE
  • 00:08:21.813 --> 00:08:22.847
  • BUT HE SAID, "THY WILL BEDONE."
  • 00:08:22.914 --> 00:08:23.982
  • DONE."THAT'LL MAKE YA REALIZE,
  • 00:08:24.049 --> 00:08:26.985
  • THAT'LL MAKE YA REALIZE,LIKE, HE SHOWED US IN
  • 00:08:27.052 --> 00:08:29.788
  • LIKE, HE SHOWED US INA WAY THAT, IN CASE
  • 00:08:29.854 --> 00:08:31.489
  • A WAY THAT, IN CASEYOU WANT THE ULTIMATE
  • 00:08:31.556 --> 00:08:32.490
  • YOU WANT THE ULTIMATEEXAMPLE OF THE PERFECT
  • 00:08:32.557 --> 00:08:33.825
  • EXAMPLE OF THE PERFECTHUMAN BEING,
  • 00:08:33.892 --> 00:08:34.960
  • WHO NONETHELESS DIDN'T
  • 00:08:35.594 --> 00:08:36.361
  • WHO NONETHELESS DIDN'TWANNA SUFFER ON A CROSS,
  • 00:08:36.428 --> 00:08:38.697
  • WANNA SUFFER ON A CROSS,DIDN'T WANNA GO THAT PATH,
  • 00:08:38.763 --> 00:08:39.731
  • DIDN'T WANNA GO THAT PATH,BUT HE SAYS, "BUT, FATHER,
  • 00:08:39.798 --> 00:08:40.732
  • BUT HE SAYS, "BUT, FATHER,I TRUST YOU."
  • 00:08:40.799 --> 00:08:43.335
  • I TRUST YOU."- ELISABETH: I THINK,
  • 00:08:43.401 --> 00:08:44.035
  • - ELISABETH: I THINK,I REALLY, DEEP DOWN,
  • 00:08:44.102 --> 00:08:44.836
  • I REALLY, DEEP DOWN,NEEDED A WAY TO
  • 00:08:44.903 --> 00:08:45.303
  • NEEDED A WAY TOPROCESS IT AS A PARENT
  • 00:08:45.370 --> 00:08:46.171
  • PROCESS IT AS A PARENTWITH THEM, AND I WANTED A
  • 00:08:46.237 --> 00:08:48.506
  • WITH THEM, AND I WANTED AWAY TO EXPRESS, EVEN FOR
  • 00:08:48.573 --> 00:08:49.608
  • WAY TO EXPRESS, EVEN FORMYSELF AS THIS BIG KID,
  • 00:08:49.674 --> 00:08:51.576
  • MYSELF AS THIS BIG KID,THAT I WASN'T SEEING SOME
  • 00:08:51.643 --> 00:08:53.411
  • THAT I WASN'T SEEING SOMEANSWERS, YOU KNOW?
  • 00:08:53.478 --> 00:08:54.312
  • ANSWERS, YOU KNOW?AND WE HAD INVITED THEM TO
  • 00:08:54.379 --> 00:08:55.480
  • AND WE HAD INVITED THEM TOPRAY ABOUT SOME PRETTY BIG
  • 00:08:55.547 --> 00:08:56.281
  • PRAY ABOUT SOME PRETTY BIGTHINGS, SOME FRIENDS THAT
  • 00:08:56.348 --> 00:08:57.148
  • THINGS, SOME FRIENDS THATWERE BATTLING SOME
  • 00:08:57.215 --> 00:08:58.750
  • WERE BATTLING SOMESICKNESSES, AND I THINK MY
  • 00:08:58.817 --> 00:08:59.618
  • SICKNESSES, AND I THINK MYFEAR WAS, WELL, NOT
  • 00:08:59.684 --> 00:09:04.789
  • FEAR WAS, WELL, NOTGETTING THE ANSWER WILL
  • 00:09:04.856 --> 00:09:07.993
  • GETTING THE ANSWER WILLMEAN THEY'RE NOT GETTING
  • 00:09:08.059 --> 00:09:09.661
  • MEAN THEY'RE NOT GETTINGTHE IDEA OF TRUST AND HOPE
  • 00:09:09.728 --> 00:09:10.228
  • THE IDEA OF TRUST AND HOPEIN GOD.
  • 00:09:10.295 --> 00:09:10.729
  • AND WHEN I HEAR, YOU KNOW,
  • 00:09:11.262 --> 00:09:11.863
  • AND WHEN I HEAR, YOU KNOW,JEREMIAH 29:11,
  • 00:09:11.930 --> 00:09:12.530
  • JEREMIAH 29:11,"'FOR I KNOW THE PLANS I HAVE
  • 00:09:12.597 --> 00:09:13.431
  • "'FOR I KNOW THE PLANS I HAVEFOR YOU,' DECLARES THE LORD,
  • 00:09:13.498 --> 00:09:14.633
  • FOR YOU,' DECLARES THE LORD,'PLANS TO PROSPER YOU AND
  • 00:09:14.699 --> 00:09:16.368
  • 'PLANS TO PROSPER YOU ANDNOT HARM YOU,
  • 00:09:16.434 --> 00:09:16.935
  • NOT HARM YOU,PLANS TO GIVE YOU A
  • 00:09:17.002 --> 00:09:17.969
  • PLANS TO GIVE YOU AHOPE AND A FUTURE,'"
  • 00:09:18.036 --> 00:09:18.903
  • HOPE AND A FUTURE,'"SOMETIMES I FOCUS ON THE
  • 00:09:18.970 --> 00:09:19.437
  • SOMETIMES I FOCUS ON THE"HOPE AND THE FUTURE" PART,
  • 00:09:19.504 --> 00:09:20.038
  • "HOPE AND THE FUTURE" PART,AND IT'S LIKE,
  • 00:09:20.105 --> 00:09:20.405
  • AND IT'S LIKE,NO, THAT FIRST PART OF IT,
  • 00:09:20.472 --> 00:09:21.606
  • NO, THAT FIRST PART OF IT,"'FOR I KNOW THE PLANS
  • 00:09:21.673 --> 00:09:22.340
  • "'FOR I KNOW THE PLANSI HAVE FOR YOU,'
  • 00:09:22.407 --> 00:09:24.676
  • I HAVE FOR YOU,'DECLARES THE LORD,"
  • 00:09:24.743 --> 00:09:26.344
  • DECLARES THE LORD,"LIKE, HE KNOWS THE PLANS.
  • 00:09:26.411 --> 00:09:27.212
  • LIKE, HE KNOWS THE PLANS.HE'S JUST ASKING FOR OUR
  • 00:09:27.278 --> 00:09:28.546
  • HE'S JUST ASKING FOR OURHEARTS, IN THE MEANTIME,
  • 00:09:28.613 --> 00:09:30.181
  • TO TRUST HIM, MUCH LIKE I
  • 00:09:30.882 --> 00:09:31.349
  • TO TRUST HIM, MUCH LIKE IWANT OUR CHILDREN TO TRUST US,
  • 00:09:31.416 --> 00:09:31.950
  • WANT OUR CHILDREN TO TRUST US,AND WE'RE DRIVING,
  • 00:09:32.017 --> 00:09:34.052
  • AND WE'RE DRIVING,AND I'M LIKE,
  • 00:09:34.119 --> 00:09:34.653
  • AND I'M LIKE,"JUST TRUST ME WHERE
  • 00:09:34.719 --> 00:09:35.353
  • "JUST TRUST ME WHEREWE'RE GOING.
  • 00:09:35.420 --> 00:09:35.887
  • WE'RE GOING.LIKE, JUST TRUST ME WITH
  • 00:09:35.954 --> 00:09:36.421
  • LIKE, JUST TRUST ME WITHOUR LIVES.
  • 00:09:36.488 --> 00:09:37.455
  • OUR LIVES.JUST TRUST ME WHEN WE MOVE
  • 00:09:37.522 --> 00:09:38.023
  • JUST TRUST ME WHEN WE MOVETO NASHVILLE."
  • 00:09:38.089 --> 00:09:39.024
  • TO NASHVILLE."TIM WOULD SAY THE SAME
  • 00:09:39.090 --> 00:09:39.624
  • TIM WOULD SAY THE SAMETHING AS A FATHER.
  • 00:09:39.691 --> 00:09:40.258
  • THING AS A FATHER.LIKE, OUR CHILDREN TRUSTED
  • 00:09:40.325 --> 00:09:41.292
  • LIKE, OUR CHILDREN TRUSTEDHIM, AND I THINK OUR GOD
  • 00:09:41.359 --> 00:09:42.994
  • HIM, AND I THINK OUR GODWANTS US TO TRUST LIKE
  • 00:09:43.061 --> 00:09:44.462
  • WANTS US TO TRUST LIKETHAT.
  • 00:09:44.529 --> 00:09:47.799
  • THAT.YOU KNOW, HE WANTS US, AS
  • 00:09:47.866 --> 00:09:48.333
  • YOU KNOW, HE WANTS US, ASHIS CHILDREN, TO TRUST
  • 00:09:48.400 --> 00:09:49.200
  • HIS CHILDREN, TO TRUSTTHAT HE KNOWS THE PLANS HE
  • 00:09:49.267 --> 00:09:49.734
  • THAT HE KNOWS THE PLANS HEHAS FOR US, AND HE'S GOT A
  • 00:09:49.801 --> 00:09:52.303
  • HAS FOR US, AND HE'S GOT ASPECIFIC PURPOSE FOR US.
  • 00:09:52.370 --> 00:09:53.238
  • SPECIFIC PURPOSE FOR US.EVEN IN THIS COVID TIME,
  • 00:09:53.304 --> 00:09:54.406
  • EVEN IN THIS COVID TIME,LIKE, THIS WALL WENT UP
  • 00:09:54.472 --> 00:09:55.273
  • LIKE, THIS WALL WENT UPBEFORE COVID, AND I THINK
  • 00:09:55.340 --> 00:09:56.474
  • BEFORE COVID, AND I THINKI WOULD NOT WANNA GO
  • 00:09:56.541 --> 00:09:58.677
  • I WOULD NOT WANNA GOTHROUGH ANOTHER PANDEMIC
  • 00:09:58.743 --> 00:10:00.111
  • THROUGH ANOTHER PANDEMICWITHOUT A WAY OF OUR KIDS
  • 00:10:00.178 --> 00:10:01.513
  • WITHOUT A WAY OF OUR KIDSPROCESSING THE PERMISSION
  • 00:10:01.579 --> 00:10:02.347
  • PROCESSING THE PERMISSIONTO ASK GOD FOR BIG AND
  • 00:10:02.414 --> 00:10:03.948
  • TO ASK GOD FOR BIG ANDSMALL THINGS.
  • 00:10:04.015 --> 00:10:04.983
  • SMALL THINGS.AND LET ME SAY, LIKE, I'VE
  • 00:10:05.050 --> 00:10:06.384
  • AND LET ME SAY, LIKE, I'VESEEN SOME OF THE WRITING
  • 00:10:06.451 --> 00:10:07.886
  • SEEN SOME OF THE WRITINGTHAT SOME OF THE KIDS HAVE
  • 00:10:07.952 --> 00:10:09.254
  • THAT SOME OF THE KIDS HAVEBEEN WRITING ON FLASHLIGHT
  • 00:10:09.320 --> 00:10:10.522
  • BEEN WRITING ON FLASHLIGHTNIGHT, AND IT HAS TO DO
  • 00:10:10.588 --> 00:10:11.289
  • NIGHT, AND IT HAS TO DOWITH "WILL COVID BE OVER,
  • 00:10:11.356 --> 00:10:12.257
  • WITH "WILL COVID BE OVER,AND AM I GONNA DO OKAY ON
  • 00:10:12.323 --> 00:10:13.058
  • AND AM I GONNA DO OKAY ONMY MULTIPLICATION TABLES?"
  • 00:10:13.124 --> 00:10:15.293
  • MY MULTIPLICATION TABLES?"NUMBER ONE, NO ONE SHOULD
  • 00:10:15.360 --> 00:10:16.628
  • NUMBER ONE, NO ONE SHOULDHAVE TO CARRY ALL THESE
  • 00:10:16.695 --> 00:10:17.462
  • HAVE TO CARRY ALL THESEWORRIES ALONE.
  • 00:10:17.529 --> 00:10:18.263
  • WORRIES ALONE.NUMBER TWO, YOUR FAMILY
  • 00:10:18.329 --> 00:10:19.264
  • NUMBER TWO, YOUR FAMILYSHOULD BE A SAFE PLACE
  • 00:10:19.330 --> 00:10:20.465
  • SHOULD BE A SAFE PLACEWHERE YOU CAN SAY, "LIKE,
  • 00:10:20.532 --> 00:10:21.332
  • WHERE YOU CAN SAY, "LIKE,THIS IS ON MY MIND."
  • 00:10:21.399 --> 00:10:22.067
  • THIS IS ON MY MIND."LIKE, I WALK BY-- THESE
  • 00:10:22.133 --> 00:10:22.867
  • LIKE, I WALK BY-- THESEWALLS ARE OPEN, THESE
  • 00:10:22.934 --> 00:10:24.102
  • WALLS ARE OPEN, THESEBOOKS THAT THEY'RE WRITING
  • 00:10:24.169 --> 00:10:25.236
  • BOOKS THAT THEY'RE WRITINGIN IT, AND KIDS HAVE ALL
  • 00:10:25.303 --> 00:10:26.104
  • IN IT, AND KIDS HAVE ALLTHE WORRIES OF COVID,
  • 00:10:26.171 --> 00:10:28.707
  • PLUS THEY STILL WANNA
  • 00:10:29.407 --> 00:10:29.841
  • PLUS THEY STILL WANNALEARN HOW TO TIE THEIR
  • 00:10:29.908 --> 00:10:30.475
  • LEARN HOW TO TIE THEIRSHOES AND LEARN THEIR
  • 00:10:30.542 --> 00:10:31.309
  • SHOES AND LEARN THEIRMULTIPLICATION TABLES
  • 00:10:31.376 --> 00:10:31.776
  • MULTIPLICATION TABLESAND THEIR SCIENCE
  • 00:10:31.843 --> 00:10:33.311
  • AND THEIR SCIENCEPROJECT THAT THEY'RE
  • 00:10:33.378 --> 00:10:34.612
  • PROJECT THAT THEY'REWORKING ON, AND WILL THEIR
  • 00:10:34.679 --> 00:10:35.180
  • WORKING ON, AND WILL THEIRZOOM LINK WORK?
  • 00:10:35.246 --> 00:10:36.181
  • ZOOM LINK WORK?LIKE, THEY HAVE THEIR REAL
  • 00:10:36.247 --> 00:10:39.617
  • LIKE, THEY HAVE THEIR REALWORRIES OF THEIR ACTUAL
  • 00:10:39.684 --> 00:10:40.385
  • WORRIES OF THEIR ACTUALAGE, AND THEIR SCHOOLS AND
  • 00:10:40.452 --> 00:10:41.486
  • AGE, AND THEIR SCHOOLS ANDREMOTE LEARNING ARE STILL
  • 00:10:41.553 --> 00:10:42.554
  • REMOTE LEARNING ARE STILLTHERE, AND I THINK HAVING
  • 00:10:42.620 --> 00:10:43.121
  • THERE, AND I THINK HAVINGA WAY TO LET THAT OUT
  • 00:10:43.188 --> 00:10:44.656
  • A WAY TO LET THAT OUTGLORIFIES GOD,
  • 00:10:44.723 --> 00:10:46.725
  • AND HAVING OPEN CONVERSATION
  • 00:10:47.592 --> 00:10:48.193
  • AND HAVING OPEN CONVERSATIONWITH HIM GLORIFIES GOD,
  • 00:10:48.259 --> 00:10:49.160
  • WITH HIM GLORIFIES GOD,AND THESE KIDS ARE GONNA
  • 00:10:49.227 --> 00:10:51.262
  • AND THESE KIDS ARE GONNABECOME ADULTS,
  • 00:10:51.329 --> 00:10:55.166
  • BECOME ADULTS,AND SO I THINK THE
  • 00:10:55.233 --> 00:10:55.767
  • AND SO I THINK THEBLESSING THAT GOD GAVE US
  • 00:10:55.834 --> 00:10:56.901
  • BLESSING THAT GOD GAVE USIN THIS BOOK IS A WAY TO
  • 00:10:56.968 --> 00:10:57.736
  • IN THIS BOOK IS A WAY TOPROCESS WORRY AND FEAR,
  • 00:10:57.802 --> 00:11:00.004
  • NOT INSIDE AND ALONE--WITH
  • 00:11:00.638 --> 00:11:01.473
  • NOT INSIDE AND ALONE--WITHOUR FAMILIES IN A SAFE
  • 00:11:01.539 --> 00:11:02.974
  • OUR FAMILIES IN A SAFEPLACE, GETTING IT OUT, AND
  • 00:11:03.041 --> 00:11:04.109
  • PLACE, GETTING IT OUT, ANDTHEN ALSO BEING HONEST.
  • 00:11:04.175 --> 00:11:06.377
  • THEN ALSO BEING HONEST.I THINK-- YOU KNOW, I GREW
  • 00:11:06.444 --> 00:11:07.512
  • I THINK-- YOU KNOW, I GREWUP, KIND OF, SAVING MY
  • 00:11:07.579 --> 00:11:08.413
  • UP, KIND OF, SAVING MYPRAYERS FOR EMERGENCIES.
  • 00:11:08.480 --> 00:11:09.881
  • LIKE, "WELL, I DON'T WANNA
  • 00:11:10.582 --> 00:11:11.082
  • LIKE, "WELL, I DON'T WANNAPRAY ABOUT THAT.
  • 00:11:11.149 --> 00:11:11.750
  • PRAY ABOUT THAT.IT MIGHT BE TOO SMALL, AND
  • 00:11:11.816 --> 00:11:12.650
  • IT MIGHT BE TOO SMALL, ANDGOD MIGHT BE TOO BUSY," OR
  • 00:11:12.717 --> 00:11:14.085
  • GOD MIGHT BE TOO BUSY," OR"I DON'T WANNA PRAY ABOUT
  • 00:11:14.152 --> 00:11:14.686
  • "I DON'T WANNA PRAY ABOUTTHAT BIG THING BECAUSE, IF
  • 00:11:14.753 --> 00:11:15.887
  • THAT BIG THING BECAUSE, IFHE SAYS, "NO," THEN I'M
  • 00:11:15.954 --> 00:11:16.721
  • HE SAYS, "NO," THEN I'MGONNA LOSE TRUST.
  • 00:11:16.788 --> 00:11:18.890
  • GONNA LOSE TRUST.AND SO WE DON'T HAVE TO DO
  • 00:11:18.957 --> 00:11:20.058
  • AND SO WE DON'T HAVE TO DOEITHER ONE OF THOSE THINGS
  • 00:11:20.125 --> 00:11:20.892
  • EITHER ONE OF THOSE THINGSAS BIG KIDS OR SMALL KIDS.
  • 00:11:20.959 --> 00:11:23.895
  • AS BIG KIDS OR SMALL KIDS.- ERIC: I HAVE TO ASK YOU
  • 00:11:23.962 --> 00:11:24.829
  • - ERIC: I HAVE TO ASK YOUBECAUSE I DON'T REMEMBER
  • 00:11:24.896 --> 00:11:25.330
  • BECAUSE I DON'T REMEMBERYOUR STORY.
  • 00:11:25.396 --> 00:11:27.098
  • YOUR STORY.HOW DID YOU COME TO FAITH?
  • 00:11:27.165 --> 00:11:27.665
  • HOW DID YOU COME TO FAITH?WERE YOU RAISED IN A
  • 00:11:27.732 --> 00:11:28.800
  • WERE YOU RAISED IN AROBUST FAITH ENVIRONMENT?
  • 00:11:28.867 --> 00:11:30.735
  • ROBUST FAITH ENVIRONMENT?I REALLY WASN'T.
  • 00:11:30.802 --> 00:11:31.603
  • I REALLY WASN'T.I WENT TO CHURCH EVERY
  • 00:11:31.669 --> 00:11:33.371
  • I WENT TO CHURCH EVERYSUNDAY, BUT THE LEVEL OF
  • 00:11:33.438 --> 00:11:34.806
  • SUNDAY, BUT THE LEVEL OFFAITH THAT I HAVE TODAY, I
  • 00:11:34.873 --> 00:11:36.241
  • FAITH THAT I HAVE TODAY, IDIDN'T HAVE.
  • 00:11:36.307 --> 00:11:37.876
  • AND HOW DID YOU COME TO
  • 00:11:38.777 --> 00:11:39.244
  • AND HOW DID YOU COME TOTHIS PLACE IN YOUR OWN LIFE?
  • 00:11:39.310 --> 00:11:40.845
  • THIS PLACE IN YOUR OWN LIFE?- ELISABETH: I GREW UP IN
  • 00:11:40.912 --> 00:11:44.315
  • - ELISABETH: I GREW UP INA FAITH-- NOT DRENCHED HOME,
  • 00:11:44.382 --> 00:11:45.183
  • A FAITH-- NOT DRENCHED HOME,AND I'M SO THANKFUL FOR THAT.
  • 00:11:45.250 --> 00:11:45.917
  • AND I'M SO THANKFUL FOR THAT.I GREW UP AS A YOUNG
  • 00:11:45.984 --> 00:11:47.485
  • I GREW UP AS A YOUNGCATHOLIC GIRL.
  • 00:11:47.552 --> 00:11:49.254
  • CATHOLIC GIRL.MY GRANDMOTHER, WHO LOST
  • 00:11:49.320 --> 00:11:50.121
  • MY GRANDMOTHER, WHO LOSTMY GRANDFATHER TOO EARLY,
  • 00:11:50.188 --> 00:11:51.322
  • MY GRANDFATHER TOO EARLY,HAD--
  • 00:11:51.389 --> 00:11:53.358
  • HAD--LIKE, EVERYONE'S LIKE,
  • 00:11:53.424 --> 00:11:53.858
  • LIKE, EVERYONE'S LIKE,"DO YOU KNOW JESUS?"
  • 00:11:53.925 --> 00:11:54.292
  • "DO YOU KNOW JESUS?"I'M LIKE, "PRETTY SURE HE
  • 00:11:54.359 --> 00:11:54.993
  • I'M LIKE, "PRETTY SURE HEHAD LUNCH WITH US."
  • 00:11:55.059 --> 00:11:55.593
  • HAD LUNCH WITH US."WE HAD, LIKE,
  • 00:11:55.660 --> 00:11:56.294
  • THE "LAST SUPPER" ON THE WALL.
  • 00:11:57.095 --> 00:11:58.062
  • THE "LAST SUPPER" ON THE WALL.WE HAD STATUES ON THE YARD.
  • 00:11:58.129 --> 00:11:59.097
  • WE HAD STATUES ON THE YARD.I'M LIKE, "HE'S ALWAYS
  • 00:11:59.164 --> 00:11:59.964
  • I'M LIKE, "HE'S ALWAYSAROUND."
  • 00:12:00.031 --> 00:12:00.865
  • AROUND."SO I LITERALLY HAD--
  • 00:12:00.932 --> 00:12:02.367
  • SO I LITERALLY HAD--LIKE, HE WAS EVERYWHERE
  • 00:12:02.433 --> 00:12:04.402
  • LIKE, HE WAS EVERYWHEREWHEN I WAS LITTLE.
  • 00:12:04.469 --> 00:12:07.071
  • WHEN I WAS LITTLE.AND SHE WAS ALWAYS
  • 00:12:07.138 --> 00:12:07.572
  • AND SHE WAS ALWAYSPRAYING, SO I THINK THAT
  • 00:12:07.639 --> 00:12:08.706
  • PRAYING, SO I THINK THATWAS SO IMPRESSED ON MY HEART,
  • 00:12:08.773 --> 00:12:10.608
  • AND SO PRAYER WAS ALWAYS
  • 00:12:11.176 --> 00:12:11.643
  • AND SO PRAYER WAS ALWAYSSOMETHING THAT WAS WHAT TO DO.
  • 00:12:11.709 --> 00:12:14.179
  • SOMETHING THAT WAS WHAT TO DO.LIKE, WHEN SOMETHING CAME
  • 00:12:14.245 --> 00:12:14.779
  • LIKE, WHEN SOMETHING CAMEUP, SHE PRAYED.
  • 00:12:14.846 --> 00:12:16.481
  • UP, SHE PRAYED.WHEN SHE WAS UPSET, SHE
  • 00:12:16.548 --> 00:12:17.215
  • WHEN SHE WAS UPSET, SHEPRAYED.
  • 00:12:17.282 --> 00:12:18.183
  • PRAYED.WHEN SHE MISSED MY PAPA,
  • 00:12:18.249 --> 00:12:18.783
  • WHEN SHE MISSED MY PAPA,SHE PRAYED.
  • 00:12:18.850 --> 00:12:20.051
  • SHE PRAYED.BEFORE DINNER, SHE PRAYED.
  • 00:12:20.118 --> 00:12:21.953
  • BEFORE DINNER, SHE PRAYED.AND MY PRAYERS GOT REALLY
  • 00:12:22.020 --> 00:12:23.454
  • AND MY PRAYERS GOT REALLYBIG AT THAT TIME, BUT I
  • 00:12:23.521 --> 00:12:25.023
  • BIG AT THAT TIME, BUT IKNEW WHAT SHE RELIED UPON,
  • 00:12:25.089 --> 00:12:26.491
  • KNEW WHAT SHE RELIED UPON,AND SO IT WASN'T A FOREIGN
  • 00:12:26.558 --> 00:12:28.660
  • AND SO IT WASN'T A FOREIGNCONCEPT TO ME, BUT I THINK
  • 00:12:28.726 --> 00:12:29.894
  • CONCEPT TO ME, BUT I THINKTHERE WERE TIMES IN MY
  • 00:12:29.961 --> 00:12:31.329
  • THERE WERE TIMES IN MYLIFE WHERE I DIDN'T REALLY
  • 00:12:31.396 --> 00:12:32.831
  • LIFE WHERE I DIDN'T REALLYUNDERSTAND FULLY THE IDEA
  • 00:12:32.897 --> 00:12:34.265
  • UNDERSTAND FULLY THE IDEAOF GRACE, AND I DON'T
  • 00:12:34.332 --> 00:12:36.601
  • OF GRACE, AND I DON'TTHINK I FULLY UNDERSTOOD
  • 00:12:36.668 --> 00:12:38.736
  • THINK I FULLY UNDERSTOODWHAT THAT SACRIFICE MEANT.
  • 00:12:38.803 --> 00:12:40.605
  • WHAT THAT SACRIFICE MEANT.FOR ME PERSONALLY, I THINK
  • 00:12:40.672 --> 00:12:42.740
  • FOR ME PERSONALLY, I THINKI HAD THIS GIGANTIC VIEW
  • 00:12:42.807 --> 00:12:44.108
  • I HAD THIS GIGANTIC VIEWOF IT BECAUSE, YOU KNOW,
  • 00:12:44.175 --> 00:12:46.177
  • OF IT BECAUSE, YOU KNOW,EVERY FRIDAY WE'D DO
  • 00:12:46.244 --> 00:12:47.278
  • EVERY FRIDAY WE'D DOSTATIONS OF THE CROSS, AND
  • 00:12:47.345 --> 00:12:48.346
  • STATIONS OF THE CROSS, ANDTHAT'S HOW I GREW UP, BUT
  • 00:12:48.413 --> 00:12:50.481
  • THAT'S HOW I GREW UP, BUTI THINK THE INTIMACY OF
  • 00:12:50.548 --> 00:12:52.183
  • I THINK THE INTIMACY OFTHE CROSS IS WHAT I WAS
  • 00:12:52.250 --> 00:12:54.919
  • THE CROSS IS WHAT I WASABLE TO WALK INTO AS AN
  • 00:12:54.986 --> 00:12:55.453
  • ABLE TO WALK INTO AS ANADULT.
  • 00:12:55.520 --> 00:12:56.221
  • ADULT.- ERIC: AND WHAT POINT AS
  • 00:12:56.287 --> 00:12:57.121
  • - ERIC: AND WHAT POINT ASAN ADULT DID YOU KIND OF
  • 00:12:57.188 --> 00:12:59.023
  • AN ADULT DID YOU KIND OFOWN THIS?
  • 00:12:59.090 --> 00:13:00.024
  • BECAUSE, AGAIN,
  • 00:13:00.558 --> 00:13:01.159
  • BECAUSE, AGAIN,EVERYBODY'S STORY IS
  • 00:13:01.226 --> 00:13:01.626
  • EVERYBODY'S STORY ISDIFFERENT.
  • 00:13:01.693 --> 00:13:02.393
  • DIFFERENT.SOME PEOPLE SAY, "WELL, I
  • 00:13:02.460 --> 00:13:02.961
  • SOME PEOPLE SAY, "WELL, IWAS SORT OF CHRISTIAN, BUT
  • 00:13:03.027 --> 00:13:03.528
  • WAS SORT OF CHRISTIAN, BUTTHEN SOMETHING HAPPENED,"
  • 00:13:03.595 --> 00:13:04.062
  • THEN SOMETHING HAPPENED,"OR WHATEVER.
  • 00:13:04.128 --> 00:13:04.729
  • OR WHATEVER.IT WAS MORE GRADUAL.
  • 00:13:04.796 --> 00:13:05.830
  • IT WAS MORE GRADUAL.WAS THERE A MOMENT FOR
  • 00:13:05.897 --> 00:13:06.297
  • WAS THERE A MOMENT FORYOU?
  • 00:13:06.364 --> 00:13:07.932
  • YOU?I MEAN, DID YOU ENTER
  • 00:13:07.999 --> 00:13:08.800
  • I MEAN, DID YOU ENTERMARRIAGE THAT WAY,
  • 00:13:08.867 --> 00:13:09.367
  • OR WAS IT WHILE YOU WERE
  • 00:13:10.268 --> 00:13:10.735
  • OR WAS IT WHILE YOU WEREMARRIED?
  • 00:13:10.802 --> 00:13:11.402
  • MARRIED?LIKE, AT WHAT POINT-- OR
  • 00:13:11.469 --> 00:13:12.170
  • LIKE, AT WHAT POINT-- ORWAS THERE A POINT?
  • 00:13:12.237 --> 00:13:14.038
  • WAS THERE A POINT?- ELISABETH: I THINK I'M
  • 00:13:14.105 --> 00:13:14.939
  • - ELISABETH: I THINK I'MCONSTANTLY GROWING IN THAT
  • 00:13:15.006 --> 00:13:15.840
  • CONSTANTLY GROWING IN THATAREA.
  • 00:13:15.907 --> 00:13:17.842
  • I DON'T THINK THERE WAS
  • 00:13:18.543 --> 00:13:19.244
  • I DON'T THINK THERE WASEVER A POINT WHERE I DID
  • 00:13:19.310 --> 00:13:19.777
  • EVER A POINT WHERE I DIDNOT BELIEVE.
  • 00:13:19.844 --> 00:13:20.378
  • NOT BELIEVE.I'VE ALWAYS HAD A HEART
  • 00:13:20.445 --> 00:13:21.246
  • I'VE ALWAYS HAD A HEARTTHAT BELIEVED, AND I'VE
  • 00:13:21.312 --> 00:13:22.146
  • THAT BELIEVED, AND I'VEALWAYS BELIEVED THAT--
  • 00:13:22.213 --> 00:13:23.314
  • ALWAYS BELIEVED THAT--I ALWAYS HAD UNDERSTANDING
  • 00:13:23.381 --> 00:13:25.550
  • I ALWAYS HAD UNDERSTANDINGAS MUCH AS I COULD OR
  • 00:13:25.617 --> 00:13:26.117
  • AS MUCH AS I COULD ORSTANDING--
  • 00:13:26.184 --> 00:13:27.785
  • I CALL IT, LIKE, "STANDING
  • 00:13:28.319 --> 00:13:28.820
  • I CALL IT, LIKE, "STANDINGON THE TRUTH AND UNDER
  • 00:13:28.887 --> 00:13:29.721
  • ON THE TRUTH AND UNDERGOD," THAT THE HOLY SPIRIT
  • 00:13:29.787 --> 00:13:30.788
  • GOD," THAT THE HOLY SPIRITWAS A GIFT INSIDE OF ME,
  • 00:13:30.855 --> 00:13:31.723
  • WAS A GIFT INSIDE OF ME,THAT NUDGING, THAT
  • 00:13:31.789 --> 00:13:32.657
  • THAT NUDGING, THATFEELING, THAT, "OH"--
  • 00:13:32.724 --> 00:13:33.791
  • FEELING, THAT, "OH"--THAT WAS THE HOLY SPIRIT.
  • 00:13:33.858 --> 00:13:34.759
  • THAT WAS THE HOLY SPIRIT.WE JUST NAMED IT SINCE I
  • 00:13:34.826 --> 00:13:36.327
  • WE JUST NAMED IT SINCE IWAS LITTLE, SO THAT'S
  • 00:13:36.394 --> 00:13:37.395
  • WAS LITTLE, SO THAT'SSUPER-FAMILIAR TO ME, AND
  • 00:13:37.462 --> 00:13:38.463
  • SUPER-FAMILIAR TO ME, ANDI'M THANKFUL FOR THAT.
  • 00:13:38.529 --> 00:13:40.832
  • I'M THANKFUL FOR THAT.I THINK, PROBABLY ON
  • 00:13:40.899 --> 00:13:42.100
  • I THINK, PROBABLY ON"SURVIVOR," BEING ALONE
  • 00:13:42.166 --> 00:13:43.368
  • "SURVIVOR," BEING ALONEFOR THE FIRST TIME WITHOUT
  • 00:13:43.434 --> 00:13:45.336
  • FOR THE FIRST TIME WITHOUTMY NATURAL COMFORTS OR
  • 00:13:45.403 --> 00:13:46.204
  • MY NATURAL COMFORTS ORFRIENDS OR BEING WITH TIM,
  • 00:13:46.271 --> 00:13:48.506
  • FRIENDS OR BEING WITH TIM,I REALLY HAD NOTHING THERE
  • 00:13:48.573 --> 00:13:49.741
  • I REALLY HAD NOTHING THERETO RELY UPON BUT THE WORD
  • 00:13:49.807 --> 00:13:52.143
  • TO RELY UPON BUT THE WORDOF GOD, AND RODGER BINGHAM
  • 00:13:52.210 --> 00:13:53.745
  • OF GOD, AND RODGER BINGHAMBROUGHT HIS BIBLE AS HIS
  • 00:13:53.811 --> 00:13:55.079
  • BROUGHT HIS BIBLE AS HISSURVIVAL ITEM, AND IT
  • 00:13:55.146 --> 00:13:56.447
  • SURVIVAL ITEM, AND ITREALLY BECAME MINE.
  • 00:13:56.514 --> 00:13:57.882
  • REALLY BECAME MINE.I THINK THAT'S THE FIRST
  • 00:13:57.949 --> 00:13:58.416
  • I THINK THAT'S THE FIRSTTIME I FULLY--
  • 00:13:58.483 --> 00:13:59.717
  • TIME I FULLY--- ERIC: WHO'S RODGER BINGHAM?
  • 00:13:59.784 --> 00:14:00.418
  • - ERIC: WHO'S RODGER BINGHAM?I KNOW I'M SUPPOSED TO
  • 00:14:00.485 --> 00:14:01.019
  • I KNOW I'M SUPPOSED TOKNOW THIS, RIGHT?
  • 00:14:01.085 --> 00:14:01.519
  • KNOW THIS, RIGHT?WHO'S THAT?
  • 00:14:01.586 --> 00:14:01.986
  • WHO'S THAT?[LAUGHTER]
  • 00:14:02.053 --> 00:14:03.054
  • - ELISABETH: GOOD QUESTION.
  • 00:14:03.922 --> 00:14:04.455
  • - ELISABETH: GOOD QUESTION.RODGER BINGHAM WAS MY
  • 00:14:04.522 --> 00:14:04.956
  • RODGER BINGHAM WAS MYDEAREST FRIEND ON
  • 00:14:05.023 --> 00:14:06.190
  • DEAREST FRIEND ON"SURVIVOR: THE AUSTRALIAN
  • 00:14:06.257 --> 00:14:07.292
  • "SURVIVOR: THE AUSTRALIANOUTBACK,"
  • 00:14:07.358 --> 00:14:08.626
  • AND THEY REFERRED TO HIM
  • 00:14:09.827 --> 00:14:10.328
  • AND THEY REFERRED TO HIMAS "KENTUCKY JOE," AND HE
  • 00:14:10.395 --> 00:14:11.696
  • AS "KENTUCKY JOE," AND HEBROUGHT A BIBLE TO THE
  • 00:14:11.763 --> 00:14:12.230
  • BROUGHT A BIBLE TO THEOUTBACK.
  • 00:14:12.297 --> 00:14:13.698
  • THAT WAS HIS SURVIVAL
  • 00:14:14.232 --> 00:14:14.632
  • THAT WAS HIS SURVIVALITEM.
  • 00:14:14.699 --> 00:14:15.099
  • ITEM.LIKE, I BROUGHT A
  • 00:14:15.166 --> 00:14:16.267
  • LIKE, I BROUGHT AHEADDRESS MADE OF SCARVES
  • 00:14:16.334 --> 00:14:17.201
  • HEADDRESS MADE OF SCARVESTO REMIND ME OF WHO I AM,
  • 00:14:17.268 --> 00:14:17.835
  • TO REMIND ME OF WHO I AM,AND HE BROUGHT A BIBLE TO
  • 00:14:17.902 --> 00:14:18.836
  • AND HE BROUGHT A BIBLE TOTELL ME WHO I REALLY AM.
  • 00:14:18.903 --> 00:14:21.940
  • TELL ME WHO I REALLY AM.AND SO THAT'S THE COOLEST
  • 00:14:22.006 --> 00:14:23.241
  • AND SO THAT'S THE COOLESTTHING IS THAT I DON'T
  • 00:14:23.308 --> 00:14:24.008
  • THING IS THAT I DON'TTHINK I EVER RELIED UPON
  • 00:14:24.075 --> 00:14:24.842
  • THINK I EVER RELIED UPONTHE WORD OF GOD SOLELY
  • 00:14:24.909 --> 00:14:28.212
  • THE WORD OF GOD SOLELYBEFORE THAT,
  • 00:14:28.279 --> 00:14:29.013
  • AND I'M PRETTY SURE
  • 00:14:30.014 --> 00:14:30.381
  • AND I'M PRETTY SURETHAT'S THE FIRST TIME THAT--
  • 00:14:30.448 --> 00:14:31.616
  • THAT'S THE FIRST TIME THAT--AND MAYBE IT'S BECAUSE THE
  • 00:14:31.683 --> 00:14:32.550
  • AND MAYBE IT'S BECAUSE THEONLY THING I HAD THAT THAT
  • 00:14:32.617 --> 00:14:35.186
  • ONLY THING I HAD THAT THATBECAME MY SURVIVAL ITEM,
  • 00:14:35.253 --> 00:14:36.521
  • JUST THE WORD OF GOD AND
  • 00:14:37.055 --> 00:14:37.522
  • JUST THE WORD OF GOD ANDHIS PROMISES.
  • 00:14:37.588 --> 00:14:38.790
  • HIS PROMISES.- ERIC: I HAD NO IDEA WE
  • 00:14:38.856 --> 00:14:39.357
  • - ERIC: I HAD NO IDEA WEWOULD GO BACK TO
  • 00:14:39.424 --> 00:14:39.991
  • WOULD GO BACK TO"SURVIVOR."
  • 00:14:40.058 --> 00:14:41.125
  • "SURVIVOR."THAT'S KIND OF COOL, ACTUALLY.
  • 00:14:41.192 --> 00:14:41.759
  • THAT'S KIND OF COOL, ACTUALLY.[LAUGHTER]
  • 00:14:41.826 --> 00:14:43.494
  • [LAUGHTER]WE'RE GONNA COME BACK,
  • 00:14:43.561 --> 00:14:43.995
  • WE'RE GONNA COME BACK,ANOTHER SEGMENT WITH
  • 00:14:44.062 --> 00:14:44.462
  • ANOTHER SEGMENT WITHELISABETH HASSELBECK.
  • 00:14:44.529 --> 00:14:45.563
  • ELISABETH HASSELBECK.FOLKS, DON'T GO AWAY.
  • 00:14:45.630 --> 00:14:46.531
  • FOLKS, DON'T GO AWAY.[MUSIC]
  • 00:14:46.597 --> 00:14:49.267
  • [MUSIC]- MALE: "COME WITH ME AND
  • 00:14:49.334 --> 00:14:50.668
  • - MALE: "COME WITH ME ANDSEE THIS WALL.
  • 00:14:50.735 --> 00:14:51.202
  • SEE THIS WALL.IT'S FULL OF CHALK AND
  • 00:14:51.269 --> 00:14:51.703
  • IT'S FULL OF CHALK ANDSUPER TALL."
  • 00:14:51.769 --> 00:14:52.537
  • SUPER TALL."- MALE: "IT'S WHERE I'M
  • 00:14:52.603 --> 00:14:53.705
  • - MALE: "IT'S WHERE I'MBRAVE AND SHARE MY PRAYERS--"
  • 00:14:53.771 --> 00:14:54.405
  • BRAVE AND SHARE MY PRAYERS--"- FEMALE: -- "MY BIGGEST
  • 00:14:54.472 --> 00:14:54.973
  • - FEMALE: -- "MY BIGGESTHOPES, MY BIGGEST CARES."
  • 00:14:55.039 --> 00:14:56.074
  • HOPES, MY BIGGEST CARES."- MALE: "I HOLD SOME
  • 00:14:56.140 --> 00:14:57.208
  • - MALE: "I HOLD SOMECHALK TIGHT IN MY HAND AND
  • 00:14:57.275 --> 00:14:58.109
  • CHALK TIGHT IN MY HAND ANDTHINK AND THINK AND THINK
  • 00:14:58.176 --> 00:14:59.677
  • THINK AND THINK AND THINKAND STAND."
  • 00:14:59.744 --> 00:15:00.511
  • AND STAND."- FEMALE: "WITH THAT DUSTY
  • 00:15:00.578 --> 00:15:02.146
  • - FEMALE: "WITH THAT DUSTYCHALK I WRITE,
  • 00:15:02.213 --> 00:15:02.847
  • CHALK I WRITE,WITH ALL MY HEART,
  • 00:15:02.914 --> 00:15:03.648
  • WITH ALL MY HEART,WITH ALL MY MIGHT."
  • 00:15:03.715 --> 00:15:04.916
  • WITH ALL MY MIGHT."[MUSIC]
  • 00:15:04.983 --> 00:15:06.117
  • [MUSIC]- ELISABETH: "FLASHLIGHT
  • 00:15:06.184 --> 00:15:06.684
  • - ELISABETH: "FLASHLIGHTNIGHT" INVITES KIDS AND
  • 00:15:06.751 --> 00:15:07.919
  • NIGHT" INVITES KIDS ANDPARENTS ON AN ADVENTURE IN
  • 00:15:07.986 --> 00:15:08.720
  • PARENTS ON AN ADVENTURE INFAITH.
  • 00:15:08.786 --> 00:15:09.854
  • FAITH.IT GIVES YOU A FUN, BRAVE
  • 00:15:09.921 --> 00:15:11.456
  • IT GIVES YOU A FUN, BRAVEWAY TO SHARE YOUR PRAYERS,
  • 00:15:11.522 --> 00:15:12.790
  • WAY TO SHARE YOUR PRAYERS,YOUR HOPES, AND YOUR
  • 00:15:12.857 --> 00:15:13.658
  • YOUR HOPES, AND YOURDREAMS.
  • 00:15:13.725 --> 00:15:14.659
  • DREAMS.SO GRAB SOME CHALK AND
  • 00:15:14.726 --> 00:15:15.460
  • SO GRAB SOME CHALK ANDGIVE YOUR WORRIES UP TO
  • 00:15:15.526 --> 00:15:16.761
  • GIVE YOUR WORRIES UP TOGOD, WHO NEVER CHANGES, IS
  • 00:15:16.828 --> 00:15:18.696
  • GOD, WHO NEVER CHANGES, ISALWAYS THERE, AND HEARS
  • 00:15:18.763 --> 00:15:21.399
  • ALWAYS THERE, AND HEARSALL OF YOUR HOPES,
  • 00:15:21.466 --> 00:15:22.166
  • ALL OF YOUR HOPES,WORRIES, AND FEARS.
  • 00:15:22.233 --> 00:15:25.000
  • ALL OF YOUR HOPES,WORRIES, AND FEARS.
  • 00:15:25.000 --> 00:15:25.707
  • WORRIES, AND FEARS.[MUSIC]
  • 00:15:25.774 --> 00:15:26.742
  • - ERIC: HEY THERE, FOLKS.
  • 00:15:27.509 --> 00:15:28.210
  • - ERIC: HEY THERE, FOLKS.IT'S THE "ERIC METAXAS SHOW."
  • 00:15:28.276 --> 00:15:28.810
  • IT'S THE "ERIC METAXAS SHOW."I'M PLAYING THE ROLE
  • 00:15:28.877 --> 00:15:29.311
  • I'M PLAYING THE ROLEOF ERIC METAXAS.
  • 00:15:29.378 --> 00:15:30.345
  • OF ERIC METAXAS.ELISABETH HASSELBECK IS
  • 00:15:30.412 --> 00:15:31.079
  • ELISABETH HASSELBECK ISPLAYING THE ROLE OF MY GUEST.
  • 00:15:31.146 --> 00:15:32.147
  • ELISABETH, YOU HAVE A
  • 00:15:32.748 --> 00:15:33.181
  • ELISABETH, YOU HAVE ACHILDREN'S BOOK.
  • 00:15:33.248 --> 00:15:34.182
  • CHILDREN'S BOOK.IT'S CALLED "FLASHLIGHT--"
  • 00:15:34.249 --> 00:15:36.184
  • IT'S CALLED "FLASHLIGHT--"WHAT?
  • 00:15:36.251 --> 00:15:36.651
  • - ELISABETH: IT'S CALLED
  • 00:15:37.219 --> 00:15:37.786
  • - ELISABETH: IT'S CALLED"FLASHLIGHT NIGHT: AN
  • 00:15:37.853 --> 00:15:38.887
  • "FLASHLIGHT NIGHT: ANADVENTURE IN TRUSTING GOD,"
  • 00:15:38.954 --> 00:15:39.721
  • AND IT'S CUTE.
  • 00:15:40.489 --> 00:15:41.990
  • AND IT'S CUTE.- ERIC: AND WE WERE JUST
  • 00:15:42.057 --> 00:15:42.824
  • - ERIC: AND WE WERE JUSTTALKING ABOUT, YOU KNOW--
  • 00:15:42.891 --> 00:15:44.159
  • TALKING ABOUT, YOU KNOW--WELL, YOU WERE JUST
  • 00:15:44.226 --> 00:15:45.160
  • WELL, YOU WERE JUSTTALKING ABOUT HOW YOU GREW UP.
  • 00:15:45.227 --> 00:15:46.795
  • TALKING ABOUT HOW YOU GREW UP.IT'S SO INTERESTING 'CAUSE
  • 00:15:46.862 --> 00:15:47.996
  • IT'S SO INTERESTING 'CAUSEI HAVE SO MANY CATHOLIC
  • 00:15:48.063 --> 00:15:49.564
  • I HAVE SO MANY CATHOLICFRIENDS THAT IT WAS JUST
  • 00:15:49.631 --> 00:15:51.733
  • FRIENDS THAT IT WAS JUSTCULTURAL CATHOLICISM,
  • 00:15:51.800 --> 00:15:53.268
  • CULTURAL CATHOLICISM,LIKE, BASICALLY IT WAS
  • 00:15:53.335 --> 00:15:54.169
  • LIKE, BASICALLY IT WASJUST THIS CULTURAL THING,
  • 00:15:54.236 --> 00:15:55.637
  • JUST THIS CULTURAL THING,AND IT HAD NO MEANING,
  • 00:15:55.704 --> 00:15:56.972
  • AND IT HAD NO MEANING,AND THEN I HAVE OTHER CATHOLIC
  • 00:15:57.039 --> 00:15:57.906
  • AND THEN I HAVE OTHER CATHOLICFRIENDS THAT IT WAS EVERYTHING,
  • 00:15:57.973 --> 00:15:59.174
  • FRIENDS THAT IT WAS EVERYTHING,AND IT WAS WONDERFUL.
  • 00:15:59.241 --> 00:16:00.142
  • AND IT WAS WONDERFUL.IT SOUNDS LIKE YOU WERE IN
  • 00:16:00.208 --> 00:16:02.310
  • IT SOUNDS LIKE YOU WERE INTHE LATTER, BLESSED GROUP
  • 00:16:02.377 --> 00:16:04.413
  • THE LATTER, BLESSED GROUP'CAUSE SO MANY PEOPLE GROW
  • 00:16:04.479 --> 00:16:05.414
  • 'CAUSE SO MANY PEOPLE GROWUP-- THERE'S A CHURCH THERE,
  • 00:16:05.480 --> 00:16:07.716
  • WHATEVER DENOMINATION OR
  • 00:16:08.383 --> 00:16:08.917
  • WHATEVER DENOMINATION ORWHATEVER, AND SOME PEOPLE
  • 00:16:08.984 --> 00:16:10.318
  • WHATEVER, AND SOME PEOPLEREALLY HAVE FAMILIES THAT
  • 00:16:10.385 --> 00:16:11.953
  • REALLY HAVE FAMILIES THATKIND OF LEAN INTO THAT,
  • 00:16:12.020 --> 00:16:12.954
  • KIND OF LEAN INTO THAT,AND OTHERS, IT IS JUST A
  • 00:16:13.021 --> 00:16:14.189
  • AND OTHERS, IT IS JUST ACULTURAL THING, AND WE
  • 00:16:14.256 --> 00:16:16.224
  • CULTURAL THING, AND WEHAVE OUR UPS AND DOWNS,
  • 00:16:16.291 --> 00:16:18.126
  • BUT IT SOUNDS LIKE YOU'RE
  • 00:16:18.994 --> 00:16:19.494
  • BUT IT SOUNDS LIKE YOU'REONE OF THE FOLKS WHO, YOU
  • 00:16:19.561 --> 00:16:20.128
  • ONE OF THE FOLKS WHO, YOUREALLY DID BENEFIT FROM
  • 00:16:20.195 --> 00:16:21.329
  • REALLY DID BENEFIT FROMTHAT AND NEVER REALLY
  • 00:16:21.396 --> 00:16:22.431
  • THAT AND NEVER REALLYWALKED AWAY FROM IT.
  • 00:16:22.497 --> 00:16:23.999
  • - ELISABETH: I THINK IT'S
  • 00:16:24.699 --> 00:16:25.200
  • - ELISABETH: I THINK IT'SBECAUSE I SAW MY
  • 00:16:25.267 --> 00:16:25.867
  • BECAUSE I SAW MYGRANDMOTHER, MAMA.
  • 00:16:25.934 --> 00:16:26.902
  • GRANDMOTHER, MAMA.SHE, JUST, SHE HAD A
  • 00:16:26.968 --> 00:16:28.503
  • SHE, JUST, SHE HAD APERSONAL RELATIONSHIP WITH
  • 00:16:28.570 --> 00:16:30.105
  • PERSONAL RELATIONSHIP WITHGOD, AND WHETHER YOU'RE A
  • 00:16:30.172 --> 00:16:31.306
  • GOD, AND WHETHER YOU'RE ACATHOLIC--
  • 00:16:31.373 --> 00:16:32.040
  • CATHOLIC--AND NOW WE ATTEND
  • 00:16:32.107 --> 00:16:32.774
  • AND NOW WE ATTENDA NONDENOMINATIONAL
  • 00:16:32.841 --> 00:16:34.376
  • A NONDENOMINATIONALCHURCH OR WATCH CHURCH
  • 00:16:34.443 --> 00:16:35.644
  • CHURCH OR WATCH CHURCHONLINE ON OUR PORCH.
  • 00:16:35.710 --> 00:16:37.579
  • THIS SEASON HAS BEEN A
  • 00:16:38.280 --> 00:16:38.847
  • THIS SEASON HAS BEEN ABLESSING THAT SO MANY
  • 00:16:38.914 --> 00:16:39.314
  • BLESSING THAT SO MANYFRIENDS OF OURS WHO ARE
  • 00:16:39.381 --> 00:16:40.182
  • FRIENDS OF OURS WHO AREPASTORS, WE GET TO BE FED
  • 00:16:40.248 --> 00:16:40.982
  • PASTORS, WE GET TO BE FEDBY EVERY SINGLE SUNDAY AS
  • 00:16:41.049 --> 00:16:42.751
  • BY EVERY SINGLE SUNDAY ASA FAMILY.
  • 00:16:42.818 --> 00:16:44.286
  • A FAMILY.BUT I THINK SEEING HER
  • 00:16:44.352 --> 00:16:46.455
  • BUT I THINK SEEING HERPERSONAL RELATIONSHIP--
  • 00:16:46.521 --> 00:16:47.589
  • AND I DON'T KNOW IF IT ALL
  • 00:16:48.356 --> 00:16:49.724
  • AND I DON'T KNOW IF IT ALLCIRCLED UP FOR ME UNTIL
  • 00:16:49.791 --> 00:16:50.992
  • CIRCLED UP FOR ME UNTILADULTHOOD.
  • 00:16:51.059 --> 00:16:51.493
  • ADULTHOOD.YOU KNOW, I HAVE, LIKE,
  • 00:16:51.560 --> 00:16:52.394
  • YOU KNOW, I HAVE, LIKE,SCRIPTURE ON THE WALL.
  • 00:16:52.461 --> 00:16:53.295
  • SCRIPTURE ON THE WALL.EVERYONE'S LIKE, "WOW, YOU
  • 00:16:53.361 --> 00:16:54.162
  • EVERYONE'S LIKE, "WOW, YOUMUST BE A GOOD CHRISTIAN.
  • 00:16:54.229 --> 00:16:54.696
  • MUST BE A GOOD CHRISTIAN.YOU GOT SCRIPTURE ON THE
  • 00:16:54.763 --> 00:16:55.630
  • YOU GOT SCRIPTURE ON THEWALL." I'M LIKE, "NO, NO,
  • 00:16:55.697 --> 00:16:56.698
  • WALL." I'M LIKE, "NO, NO,THOSE ARE ROAD MAPS FOR,
  • 00:16:56.765 --> 00:16:57.432
  • THOSE ARE ROAD MAPS FOR,LIKE, AT ANY TURN,
  • 00:16:57.499 --> 00:16:58.467
  • I NEED TO BE REMINDED OF
  • 00:16:59.434 --> 00:16:59.968
  • I NEED TO BE REMINDED OFWHAT GOD WANTS AND WHAT
  • 00:17:00.035 --> 00:17:01.369
  • WHAT GOD WANTS AND WHATGOD SAYS.
  • 00:17:01.436 --> 00:17:02.737
  • GOD SAYS.AND MY GRANDMOTHER WAS
  • 00:17:02.804 --> 00:17:03.772
  • AND MY GRANDMOTHER WASLIKE THAT.
  • 00:17:03.839 --> 00:17:04.439
  • LIKE THAT.SHE HAD-- IT WAS REALLY
  • 00:17:04.506 --> 00:17:05.440
  • SHE HAD-- IT WAS REALLYPICTURES AND ROSARIES AND
  • 00:17:05.507 --> 00:17:06.141
  • PICTURES AND ROSARIES ANDSTATUES OF JESUS
  • 00:17:06.208 --> 00:17:07.476
  • STATUES OF JESUSEVERYWHERE, AND MARY, AND
  • 00:17:07.542 --> 00:17:10.045
  • EVERYWHERE, AND MARY, ANDSO I THINK THE REVERENCE
  • 00:17:10.112 --> 00:17:11.847
  • SO I THINK THE REVERENCEWAS ALWAYS THERE,
  • 00:17:11.913 --> 00:17:13.582
  • BUT WITNESSING HER IN THE
  • 00:17:14.783 --> 00:17:15.283
  • BUT WITNESSING HER IN THEQUIET TIMES WHEN I KNOW
  • 00:17:15.350 --> 00:17:17.986
  • QUIET TIMES WHEN I KNOWSHE MISSED MY PAPA, AND I
  • 00:17:18.053 --> 00:17:20.922
  • SHE MISSED MY PAPA, AND IKNOW SHE DESIRED PROBABLY
  • 00:17:20.989 --> 00:17:22.023
  • KNOW SHE DESIRED PROBABLYTO KNOW, LIKE, WHAT HER
  • 00:17:22.090 --> 00:17:23.291
  • TO KNOW, LIKE, WHAT HERDAYS AHEAD WOULD BE, SHE
  • 00:17:23.358 --> 00:17:24.960
  • DAYS AHEAD WOULD BE, SHEPRAYED, AND I JUST SAW
  • 00:17:25.026 --> 00:17:26.528
  • PRAYED, AND I JUST SAWTHAT, AND THAT INTIMATE
  • 00:17:26.595 --> 00:17:28.130
  • THAT, AND THAT INTIMATERELATIONSHIP IS SOMETHING
  • 00:17:28.196 --> 00:17:29.865
  • RELATIONSHIP IS SOMETHINGTHAT I SO DESIRE IN
  • 00:17:29.931 --> 00:17:31.967
  • THAT I SO DESIRE INMY OWN LIFE, AND YOU
  • 00:17:32.033 --> 00:17:34.069
  • MY OWN LIFE, AND YOUHAVE TO PRACTICE THAT, AND
  • 00:17:34.136 --> 00:17:34.936
  • HAVE TO PRACTICE THAT, ANDI THINK THE CATHOLIC
  • 00:17:35.003 --> 00:17:36.605
  • I THINK THE CATHOLICCHURCH, FOR SURE, IS GREAT
  • 00:17:36.671 --> 00:17:37.973
  • CHURCH, FOR SURE, IS GREATABOUT PRACTICING YOUR
  • 00:17:38.039 --> 00:17:38.907
  • ABOUT PRACTICING YOURFAITH BECAUSE IT'S
  • 00:17:38.974 --> 00:17:40.242
  • FAITH BECAUSE IT'SSOMETHING YOU DO.
  • 00:17:40.308 --> 00:17:41.209
  • - ERIC: YEAH, I WAS GONNA
  • 00:17:41.843 --> 00:17:42.544
  • - ERIC: YEAH, I WAS GONNASAY, THAT'S PART OF THE
  • 00:17:42.611 --> 00:17:43.945
  • SAY, THAT'S PART OF THEBEAUTY OF YOUR WRITING
  • 00:17:44.012 --> 00:17:45.046
  • BEAUTY OF YOUR WRITINGTHIS KIDS' BOOK AND OUR
  • 00:17:45.113 --> 00:17:45.680
  • THIS KIDS' BOOK AND OURTALKING ABOUT INSTILLING
  • 00:17:45.747 --> 00:17:47.749
  • TALKING ABOUT INSTILLINGTHIS IN KIDS BECAUSE WE DO
  • 00:17:47.816 --> 00:17:48.683
  • THIS IN KIDS BECAUSE WE DONEED TO WALK THROUGH IT.
  • 00:17:48.750 --> 00:17:50.552
  • NEED TO WALK THROUGH IT.I MEAN, EVERY ONE OF US,
  • 00:17:50.619 --> 00:17:52.154
  • I MEAN, EVERY ONE OF US,AS I WAS SAYING, HAS A
  • 00:17:52.220 --> 00:17:53.188
  • AS I WAS SAYING, HAS ADIFFERENT STORY, BUT THE
  • 00:17:53.255 --> 00:17:55.357
  • DIFFERENT STORY, BUT THEREASON WE'RE ON THIS
  • 00:17:55.423 --> 00:17:56.725
  • REASON WE'RE ON THISPLANET IS TO HAVE A
  • 00:17:56.791 --> 00:17:58.460
  • PLANET IS TO HAVE ARELATIONSHIP WITH OUR
  • 00:17:58.527 --> 00:17:59.594
  • RELATIONSHIP WITH OURCREATOR THAT IS REAL, AND
  • 00:17:59.661 --> 00:18:00.595
  • CREATOR THAT IS REAL, ANDWE LIVE IN A CULTURE--
  • 00:18:00.662 --> 00:18:01.663
  • WE LIVE IN A CULTURE--LET'S FACE IT-- MAYBE NOT
  • 00:18:01.730 --> 00:18:03.098
  • LET'S FACE IT-- MAYBE NOTTOO MUCH IN NASHVILLE, BUT
  • 00:18:03.165 --> 00:18:04.366
  • TOO MUCH IN NASHVILLE, BUTIN NEW YORK, WHERE I AM,
  • 00:18:04.432 --> 00:18:06.034
  • IN NEW YORK, WHERE I AM,AND A LOT OF THE COUNTRY
  • 00:18:06.101 --> 00:18:07.636
  • AND A LOT OF THE COUNTRYWHERE IT'S NOT REAL FOR A
  • 00:18:07.702 --> 00:18:08.236
  • WHERE IT'S NOT REAL FOR ALOT OF PEOPLE.
  • 00:18:08.303 --> 00:18:08.970
  • IT'S A CEREBRAL CONCEIT
  • 00:18:09.571 --> 00:18:10.605
  • IT'S A CEREBRAL CONCEITTHAT THEY DON'T TAKE
  • 00:18:10.672 --> 00:18:11.339
  • THAT THEY DON'T TAKESERIOUSLY.
  • 00:18:11.406 --> 00:18:12.407
  • SERIOUSLY.BUT WHEN YOU LIVE IT AND
  • 00:18:12.474 --> 00:18:13.308
  • BUT WHEN YOU LIVE IT ANDYOU WALK IT AND YOU SEE
  • 00:18:13.375 --> 00:18:14.743
  • YOU WALK IT AND YOU SEEGOD ANSWER PRAYERS--
  • 00:18:14.809 --> 00:18:16.077
  • GOD ANSWER PRAYERS--I HAVE SEEN GOD ANSWER
  • 00:18:16.144 --> 00:18:16.945
  • I HAVE SEEN GOD ANSWERPRAYERS.
  • 00:18:17.012 --> 00:18:17.712
  • PRAYERS.I'VE SEEN GOD NOT ANSWER
  • 00:18:17.779 --> 00:18:19.314
  • I'VE SEEN GOD NOT ANSWERPRAYERS THE WAY I'D LIKE,
  • 00:18:19.381 --> 00:18:20.081
  • PRAYERS THE WAY I'D LIKE,BUT I'VE SEEN GENUINE
  • 00:18:20.148 --> 00:18:21.383
  • BUT I'VE SEEN GENUINEMIRACLES.
  • 00:18:21.449 --> 00:18:23.185
  • MIRACLES.BUT WHEN YOU WALK WITH GOD
  • 00:18:23.251 --> 00:18:25.420
  • BUT WHEN YOU WALK WITH GODAND YOU REALIZE, "THIS IS
  • 00:18:25.487 --> 00:18:26.154
  • AND YOU REALIZE, "THIS ISTHE POINT: I'M SUPPOSED TO
  • 00:18:26.221 --> 00:18:28.390
  • THE POINT: I'M SUPPOSED TOBE WALKING THROUGH LIFE
  • 00:18:28.456 --> 00:18:29.824
  • BE WALKING THROUGH LIFEWITH HIM."
  • 00:18:29.891 --> 00:18:31.393
  • WITH HIM."IT'S LIKE A CAR WITHOUT
  • 00:18:31.459 --> 00:18:31.927
  • IT'S LIKE A CAR WITHOUTGASOLINE: LIKE,
  • 00:18:31.993 --> 00:18:33.628
  • GASOLINE: LIKE,WHAT IS THE POINT?
  • 00:18:33.695 --> 00:18:34.829
  • WHAT IS THE POINT?TECHNICALLY, IT'S STILL A CAR,
  • 00:18:34.896 --> 00:18:36.398
  • BUT TO BE ABLE TO INSTILL
  • 00:18:37.766 --> 00:18:38.900
  • BUT TO BE ABLE TO INSTILLTHIS IN KIDS THE WAY
  • 00:18:38.967 --> 00:18:41.102
  • THIS IN KIDS THE WAYYOU'RE TALKING ABOUT IT IN
  • 00:18:41.169 --> 00:18:42.170
  • YOU'RE TALKING ABOUT IT INTHIS NEW CHILDREN'S THAT
  • 00:18:42.237 --> 00:18:42.737
  • THIS NEW CHILDREN'S THATYOU WROTE,
  • 00:18:42.804 --> 00:18:43.505
  • YOU WROTE,"FLASHLIGHT NIGHT,"
  • 00:18:43.572 --> 00:18:44.339
  • IT'S BEAUTIFUL BECAUSE I
  • 00:18:44.973 --> 00:18:45.540
  • IT'S BEAUTIFUL BECAUSE IJUST FEEL BAD FOR FOLKS
  • 00:18:45.607 --> 00:18:48.510
  • JUST FEEL BAD FOR FOLKSWHO JUST DON'T--
  • 00:18:48.577 --> 00:18:49.311
  • WHO JUST DON'T--THEY DON'T UNDERSTAND THAT
  • 00:18:49.377 --> 00:18:50.378
  • THEY DON'T UNDERSTAND THATTHIS IS REAL.
  • 00:18:50.445 --> 00:18:51.513
  • THIS IS REAL.THIS IS REALITY, AND TO
  • 00:18:51.580 --> 00:18:53.615
  • THIS IS REALITY, AND TOWALK THROUGH LIFE WITHOUT
  • 00:18:53.682 --> 00:18:54.950
  • WALK THROUGH LIFE WITHOUTTHIS, YOU'RE MISSING,
  • 00:18:55.016 --> 00:18:56.885
  • THIS, YOU'RE MISSING,LIKE, THE BIGGEST THING.
  • 00:18:56.952 --> 00:18:58.086
  • - ELISABETH: YOU KNOW
  • 00:18:58.687 --> 00:18:59.120
  • - ELISABETH: YOU KNOWWHAT'S INTERESTING, ERIC, IS--
  • 00:18:59.187 --> 00:18:59.754
  • WHAT'S INTERESTING, ERIC, IS--AND YOU'RE KIND TO
  • 00:18:59.821 --> 00:19:00.155
  • AND YOU'RE KIND TOSAY THAT ABOUT THE BOOK.
  • 00:19:00.222 --> 00:19:00.855
  • SAY THAT ABOUT THE BOOK.I REMEMBER HAVING MY FIRST
  • 00:19:00.922 --> 00:19:02.224
  • I REMEMBER HAVING MY FIRSTJOB AS A COCKTAIL WAITRESS,
  • 00:19:02.290 --> 00:19:03.391
  • JOB AS A COCKTAIL WAITRESS,LIKE, JUST AS I WAS COMING
  • 00:19:03.458 --> 00:19:05.660
  • LIKE, JUST AS I WAS COMINGOUT OF COLLEGE,
  • 00:19:05.727 --> 00:19:07.062
  • AND I FELT REALLY SCARED
  • 00:19:07.662 --> 00:19:08.530
  • AND I FELT REALLY SCAREDGOING THERE AT NIGHT AND
  • 00:19:08.597 --> 00:19:09.497
  • GOING THERE AT NIGHT ANDLEAVING, KIND OF, BY MYSELF,
  • 00:19:09.564 --> 00:19:10.999
  • LEAVING, KIND OF, BY MYSELF,BUT I DIDN'T TELL MY DAD
  • 00:19:11.066 --> 00:19:11.866
  • BUT I DIDN'T TELL MY DADBECAUSE I WAS LIKE, "OH, I
  • 00:19:11.933 --> 00:19:12.400
  • BECAUSE I WAS LIKE, "OH, IDON'T WANT HIM TO THINK
  • 00:19:12.467 --> 00:19:13.401
  • DON'T WANT HIM TO THINKI'M NOT READY FOR THIS."
  • 00:19:13.468 --> 00:19:15.604
  • I'M NOT READY FOR THIS."AND YOU KNOW WHAT I FOUND
  • 00:19:15.670 --> 00:19:16.171
  • AND YOU KNOW WHAT I FOUNDOUT YEARS LATER, THAT HE
  • 00:19:16.238 --> 00:19:17.706
  • OUT YEARS LATER, THAT HEFOLLOWED ME--
  • 00:19:17.772 --> 00:19:18.173
  • FOLLOWED ME--[LAUGHTER]
  • 00:19:18.240 --> 00:19:19.407
  • [LAUGHTER]-- IN HIS CAR ON THE
  • 00:19:19.474 --> 00:19:20.909
  • -- IN HIS CAR ON THENIGHTS I WOULD HAVE TO DRIVE,
  • 00:19:20.976 --> 00:19:22.544
  • TO MAKE SURE THAT I COULD
  • 00:19:23.211 --> 00:19:23.712
  • TO MAKE SURE THAT I COULDGET IN MY CAR SAFELY, AND
  • 00:19:23.778 --> 00:19:24.546
  • GET IN MY CAR SAFELY, ANDHE QUIETLY FOLLOWED, IN
  • 00:19:24.613 --> 00:19:25.714
  • HE QUIETLY FOLLOWED, INHIS CAR, HOME, AND THAT
  • 00:19:25.780 --> 00:19:27.015
  • HIS CAR, HOME, AND THATJUST KIND OF CAME ON MY
  • 00:19:27.082 --> 00:19:28.617
  • JUST KIND OF CAME ON MYHEART BECAUSE, EVEN WHEN
  • 00:19:28.683 --> 00:19:29.184
  • HEART BECAUSE, EVEN WHENYOU DON'T KNOW THAT THIS
  • 00:19:29.251 --> 00:19:31.453
  • YOU DON'T KNOW THAT THISGREAT GOD IS WITH YOU, AND
  • 00:19:31.519 --> 00:19:33.088
  • GREAT GOD IS WITH YOU, ANDEVEN WHEN YOU DON'T
  • 00:19:33.154 --> 00:19:34.289
  • EVEN WHEN YOU DON'TBELIEVE HE'S THERE, HE IS.
  • 00:19:34.356 --> 00:19:35.824
  • BELIEVE HE'S THERE, HE IS.AND SO THE GOOD NEWS FOR
  • 00:19:35.890 --> 00:19:36.858
  • AND SO THE GOOD NEWS FOREVERYONE OUT THERE WHO
  • 00:19:36.925 --> 00:19:37.892
  • EVERYONE OUT THERE WHODOESN'T HAVE THAT
  • 00:19:37.959 --> 00:19:38.460
  • DOESN'T HAVE THATRELATIONSHIP YET IS THAT
  • 00:19:38.526 --> 00:19:40.195
  • RELATIONSHIP YET IS THATTHERE'S A GOD THAT'S RIGHT
  • 00:19:40.262 --> 00:19:42.530
  • THERE'S A GOD THAT'S RIGHTTHERE WITH AN EYE ON YOU,
  • 00:19:42.597 --> 00:19:44.499
  • WHO CARES ABOUT YOU AND
  • 00:19:45.200 --> 00:19:45.667
  • WHO CARES ABOUT YOU ANDWHO LOVES YOU AND IS
  • 00:19:45.734 --> 00:19:46.668
  • WHO LOVES YOU AND ISWILLING TO DO ANYTHING FOR
  • 00:19:46.735 --> 00:19:47.769
  • WILLING TO DO ANYTHING FORYOU, AND SO THE POTENTIAL
  • 00:19:47.836 --> 00:19:49.237
  • YOU, AND SO THE POTENTIALTO GET TO KNOW HIM IS SO
  • 00:19:49.304 --> 00:19:51.139
  • TO GET TO KNOW HIM IS SOAVAILABLE TO YOU, AND HE,
  • 00:19:51.206 --> 00:19:51.840
  • AVAILABLE TO YOU, AND HE,LIKE A GOOD DAD, IS JUST
  • 00:19:51.906 --> 00:19:54.242
  • LIKE A GOOD DAD, IS JUSTMAKIN' SURE THAT YOU GET
  • 00:19:54.309 --> 00:19:54.743
  • MAKIN' SURE THAT YOU GETHOME WELL AND SAFELY.
  • 00:19:54.809 --> 00:19:56.911
  • HOME WELL AND SAFELY.SO I THINK I HAVE A REAL
  • 00:19:56.978 --> 00:19:58.179
  • SO I THINK I HAVE A REALOPTIMISTIC PERSPECTIVE ON
  • 00:19:58.246 --> 00:19:59.447
  • OPTIMISTIC PERSPECTIVE ONTHAT.
  • 00:19:59.514 --> 00:20:00.415
  • THAT.- ERIC: THAT'S-- THE
  • 00:20:00.482 --> 00:20:01.483
  • - ERIC: THAT'S-- THETAKEAWAY IS THAT, EVEN
  • 00:20:01.549 --> 00:20:03.184
  • TAKEAWAY IS THAT, EVENWHEN I DIDN'T KNOW HE WAS
  • 00:20:03.251 --> 00:20:05.287
  • WHEN I DIDN'T KNOW HE WASTHERE, I LOOK BACK NOW,
  • 00:20:05.353 --> 00:20:06.621
  • THERE, I LOOK BACK NOW,AND I REALIZE, "OH,
  • 00:20:06.688 --> 00:20:07.656
  • AND I REALIZE, "OH,ABSOLUTELY HE WAS THERE.
  • 00:20:07.722 --> 00:20:09.524
  • ABSOLUTELY HE WAS THERE.HE WAS WALKING, YOU KNOW,
  • 00:20:09.591 --> 00:20:12.060
  • LIKE ASLAN IN "THE LION,
  • 00:20:13.028 --> 00:20:13.528
  • LIKE ASLAN IN "THE LION,THE WITCH AND THE
  • 00:20:13.595 --> 00:20:14.462
  • THE WITCH AND THEWARDROBE," IN "THE NARNIA
  • 00:20:14.529 --> 00:20:15.063
  • WARDROBE," IN "THE NARNIACHRONICLES."
  • 00:20:15.130 --> 00:20:15.597
  • CHRONICLES."THIS POWERFUL, WILD, GOOD
  • 00:20:15.664 --> 00:20:17.032
  • THIS POWERFUL, WILD, GOODLION, THIS MONARCH,
  • 00:20:17.098 --> 00:20:20.802
  • LION, THIS MONARCH,THIS KING, WHO IS WALKING
  • 00:20:20.869 --> 00:20:22.537
  • THIS KING, WHO IS WALKINGALONGSIDE QUIETLY,
  • 00:20:22.604 --> 00:20:23.772
  • ALONGSIDE QUIETLY,EVEN WHEN YOU DON'T KNOW
  • 00:20:23.838 --> 00:20:24.906
  • EVEN WHEN YOU DON'T KNOWHE'S THERE.
  • 00:20:24.973 --> 00:20:25.540
  • HE'S THERE.I MEAN, IT'S REALLY
  • 00:20:25.607 --> 00:20:26.541
  • I MEAN, IT'S REALLYIMPORTANT THAT PEOPLE
  • 00:20:26.608 --> 00:20:27.842
  • IMPORTANT THAT PEOPLEUNDERSTAND THAT THAT'S
  • 00:20:27.909 --> 00:20:28.543
  • UNDERSTAND THAT THAT'STRUE AND THAT THEY
  • 00:20:28.610 --> 00:20:31.546
  • TRUE AND THAT THEYUNDERSTAND THAT FOLKS LIKE
  • 00:20:31.613 --> 00:20:32.480
  • UNDERSTAND THAT FOLKS LIKEYOU AND ME AND SO MANY
  • 00:20:32.547 --> 00:20:33.315
  • YOU AND ME AND SO MANYOTHERS, WE'VE EXPERIENCED
  • 00:20:33.381 --> 00:20:33.982
  • OTHERS, WE'VE EXPERIENCEDTHIS.
  • 00:20:34.049 --> 00:20:34.983
  • THIS.WE'RE NOT MAKING THIS UP.
  • 00:20:35.050 --> 00:20:35.850
  • WE'RE NOT MAKING THIS UP.THIS IS REAL,
  • 00:20:35.917 --> 00:20:37.452
  • AND I DO THINK IT'S
  • 00:20:38.086 --> 00:20:39.421
  • AND I DO THINK IT'SIMPORTANT FOR US TO TEACH
  • 00:20:39.487 --> 00:20:41.156
  • IMPORTANT FOR US TO TEACHTHIS TO OUR KIDS, TO MAKE
  • 00:20:41.222 --> 00:20:42.524
  • THIS TO OUR KIDS, TO MAKETHEM UNDERSTAND, "NO, NO,
  • 00:20:42.590 --> 00:20:44.225
  • THEM UNDERSTAND, "NO, NO,NO, THIS IS REAL.
  • 00:20:44.292 --> 00:20:45.160
  • NO, THIS IS REAL.THIS IS NOT DADDY'S
  • 00:20:45.226 --> 00:20:45.794
  • THIS IS NOT DADDY'SPHILOSOPHY OR MOMMY'S
  • 00:20:45.860 --> 00:20:46.861
  • PHILOSOPHY OR MOMMY'SRELIGION.
  • 00:20:46.928 --> 00:20:47.796
  • RELIGION.THIS IS REALITY."
  • 00:20:47.862 --> 00:20:49.230
  • SOME PEOPLE MAYBE DON'T
  • 00:20:49.931 --> 00:20:51.966
  • SOME PEOPLE MAYBE DON'TBUY INTO THIS, BUT THIS IS
  • 00:20:52.033 --> 00:20:53.134
  • BUY INTO THIS, BUT THIS ISREALITY.
  • 00:20:53.201 --> 00:20:53.702
  • REALITY.THIS IS NOT SOMETHING THAT
  • 00:20:53.768 --> 00:20:54.502
  • THIS IS NOT SOMETHING THATWORKS FOR ME.
  • 00:20:54.569 --> 00:20:55.603
  • WORKS FOR ME.THIS IS THE WAY REALITY
  • 00:20:55.670 --> 00:20:56.671
  • THIS IS THE WAY REALITYWORKS.
  • 00:20:56.738 --> 00:20:57.505
  • WORKS.THIS IS THE NATURE OF THE
  • 00:20:57.572 --> 00:20:58.673
  • THIS IS THE NATURE OF THEUNIVERSE THAT THERE'S THIS
  • 00:20:58.740 --> 00:20:59.441
  • UNIVERSE THAT THERE'S THISLOVING GOD, WHO DESIRES
  • 00:20:59.507 --> 00:21:03.144
  • LOVING GOD, WHO DESIRESDESPERATELY TO HAVE A
  • 00:21:03.211 --> 00:21:03.645
  • DESPERATELY TO HAVE ARELATIONSHIP WITH YOU.
  • 00:21:03.712 --> 00:21:05.380
  • THINK ABOUT IT.
  • 00:21:05.947 --> 00:21:06.348
  • THINK ABOUT IT.YOU KNOW, IT'S NOT A
  • 00:21:06.414 --> 00:21:07.816
  • YOU KNOW, IT'S NOT AMESSAGE YOU'RE GONNA HEAR
  • 00:21:07.882 --> 00:21:08.750
  • MESSAGE YOU'RE GONNA HEARVERY MUCH.
  • 00:21:08.817 --> 00:21:10.618
  • I'M JUST PROUD TO KNOW
  • 00:21:11.186 --> 00:21:12.554
  • I'M JUST PROUD TO KNOWTHAT YOU'RE BEING THIS
  • 00:21:12.620 --> 00:21:14.089
  • THAT YOU'RE BEING THISKIND OF A MOM, AND I DON'T
  • 00:21:14.155 --> 00:21:14.756
  • KIND OF A MOM, AND I DON'TTHINK I'VE MET TIM.
  • 00:21:14.823 --> 00:21:16.124
  • THINK I'VE MET TIM.I LOOK FORWARD TO MEETING
  • 00:21:16.191 --> 00:21:16.691
  • I LOOK FORWARD TO MEETINGHIM AT SOME POINT, BUT IT
  • 00:21:16.758 --> 00:21:17.659
  • HIM AT SOME POINT, BUT ITIS REALLY THE GREATEST
  • 00:21:17.726 --> 00:21:19.461
  • IS REALLY THE GREATESTTHING WE COULD DO IS TO
  • 00:21:19.527 --> 00:21:20.328
  • THING WE COULD DO IS TOSHOW OUR KIDS WITH OUR OWN
  • 00:21:20.395 --> 00:21:21.029
  • SHOW OUR KIDS WITH OUR OWNLIVES, "THIS IS REAL, AND
  • 00:21:21.096 --> 00:21:24.532
  • LIVES, "THIS IS REAL, ANDIT'S AS REAL FOR US AS IT
  • 00:21:24.599 --> 00:21:25.767
  • IT'S AS REAL FOR US AS ITIS FOR YOU, AND WE WANT
  • 00:21:25.834 --> 00:21:27.969
  • IS FOR YOU, AND WE WANTYOU TO WALK INTO IT."
  • 00:21:28.036 --> 00:21:28.870
  • YOU TO WALK INTO IT."WE'VE JUST GOT A FEW
  • 00:21:28.937 --> 00:21:30.271
  • WE'VE JUST GOT A FEWSECONDS LEFT.
  • 00:21:30.338 --> 00:21:31.039
  • SECONDS LEFT.WHAT'RE YOU DOING WITH
  • 00:21:31.106 --> 00:21:32.340
  • WHAT'RE YOU DOING WITHYOUR LIFE WHEN YOU'RE NOT
  • 00:21:32.407 --> 00:21:33.675
  • YOUR LIFE WHEN YOU'RE NOTWRITING CHILDREN'S BOOKS?
  • 00:21:33.742 --> 00:21:34.943
  • WRITING CHILDREN'S BOOKS?I'VE WRITTEN A LOT OF
  • 00:21:35.009 --> 00:21:35.543
  • I'VE WRITTEN A LOT OFCHILDREN'S BOOKS, BUT IT
  • 00:21:35.610 --> 00:21:36.578
  • CHILDREN'S BOOKS, BUT ITDOESN'T TAKE AS LONG AS
  • 00:21:36.644 --> 00:21:37.078
  • DOESN'T TAKE AS LONG ASWRITING ADULT BOOKS.
  • 00:21:37.145 --> 00:21:38.113
  • WRITING ADULT BOOKS.WHAT ELSE ARE YOU DOING?
  • 00:21:38.179 --> 00:21:40.181
  • - ELISABETH: WELL, YOU
  • 00:21:41.049 --> 00:21:41.483
  • - ELISABETH: WELL, YOUKNOW, WE'RE JUST THE
  • 00:21:41.549 --> 00:21:42.217
  • KNOW, WE'RE JUST THENORMAL, RAISIN' THE THREE
  • 00:21:42.283 --> 00:21:43.385
  • NORMAL, RAISIN' THE THREETEENAGERS, THE
  • 00:21:43.451 --> 00:21:45.387
  • TEENAGERS, THEMIDDLE-SCHOOLERS, THROUGH
  • 00:21:45.453 --> 00:21:46.721
  • MIDDLE-SCHOOLERS, THROUGHPANDEMICS, TORNADOES, AND
  • 00:21:46.788 --> 00:21:47.422
  • PANDEMICS, TORNADOES, ANDA COVID RECOVERY PLAN, SO,
  • 00:21:47.489 --> 00:21:49.023
  • A COVID RECOVERY PLAN, SO,JUST-- JUST THAT.
  • 00:21:49.090 --> 00:21:50.859
  • JUST-- JUST THAT.[LAUGHTER]
  • 00:21:50.925 --> 00:21:51.359
  • - ERIC: OH, IS THAT ALL?
  • 00:21:52.060 --> 00:21:52.560
  • - ERIC: OH, IS THAT ALL?THAT ALL?
  • 00:21:52.627 --> 00:21:52.927
  • THAT ALL?SO YOU GOT ALL THE TIME ON
  • 00:21:52.994 --> 00:21:53.495
  • SO YOU GOT ALL THE TIME ONYOUR HANDS.
  • 00:21:53.561 --> 00:21:53.895
  • YOUR HANDS.- ELISABETH: BY THE GRACE
  • 00:21:53.962 --> 00:21:54.796
  • - ELISABETH: BY THE GRACEOF GOD, JUST LIKE EVERY
  • 00:21:54.863 --> 00:21:56.231
  • OF GOD, JUST LIKE EVERYOTHER MOM OUT THERE.
  • 00:21:56.297 --> 00:21:56.931
  • OTHER MOM OUT THERE.LIKE, "WHAT DO YOU MEAN
  • 00:21:56.998 --> 00:21:57.832
  • LIKE, "WHAT DO YOU MEANYOU CAN'T GET YOUR ZOOM ON?"
  • 00:21:57.899 --> 00:21:59.167
  • YOU CAN'T GET YOUR ZOOM ON?"[LAUGHTER]
  • 00:21:59.234 --> 00:22:00.468
  • [LAUGHTER]- ERIC: YEAH, OH, GOSH,
  • 00:22:00.535 --> 00:22:01.469
  • - ERIC: YEAH, OH, GOSH,CAN YOU BELIEVE THIS?
  • 00:22:01.536 --> 00:22:02.270
  • CAN YOU BELIEVE THIS?WELL, I'M SORRY WE'RE OUT
  • 00:22:02.337 --> 00:22:03.171
  • WELL, I'M SORRY WE'RE OUTOF TIME.
  • 00:22:03.238 --> 00:22:04.406
  • OF TIME.IT'S JUST AN ENCOURAGEMENT
  • 00:22:04.472 --> 00:22:05.940
  • IT'S JUST AN ENCOURAGEMENTTO SEE YOU.
  • 00:22:06.007 --> 00:22:07.142
  • TO SEE YOU.YOU MAKE ME SMILE.
  • 00:22:07.208 --> 00:22:08.042
  • YOU MAKE ME SMILE.THANK YOU FOR WRITING THIS
  • 00:22:08.109 --> 00:22:08.610
  • THANK YOU FOR WRITING THISBOOK.
  • 00:22:08.676 --> 00:22:09.344
  • BOOK.THANKS FOR COMIN' ON THIS
  • 00:22:09.411 --> 00:22:09.911
  • THANKS FOR COMIN' ON THISPROGRAM.
  • 00:22:09.978 --> 00:22:10.512
  • PROGRAM.GOD BLESS YOU AND TIM AS
  • 00:22:10.578 --> 00:22:11.446
  • GOD BLESS YOU AND TIM ASYOU DO THE MOST IMPORTANT
  • 00:22:11.513 --> 00:22:12.881
  • YOU DO THE MOST IMPORTANTTHING IMAGINABLE--
  • 00:22:12.947 --> 00:22:13.915
  • THING IMAGINABLE--RAISE YOUR KIDS.
  • 00:22:13.982 --> 00:22:15.283
  • RAISE YOUR KIDS.GOD BLESS YOU, ELISABETH.
  • 00:22:15.350 --> 00:22:16.351
  • GOD BLESS YOU, ELISABETH.- ELISABETH: GOD BLESS
  • 00:22:16.418 --> 00:22:17.252
  • - ELISABETH: GOD BLESSYOU, ERIC.
  • 00:22:17.318 --> 00:22:17.819
  • YOU, ERIC.THANKS FOR HAVING ME.
  • 00:22:17.886 --> 00:22:19.754
  • [POPPING SOUND]
  • 00:22:20.555 --> 00:22:28.663
  • [POPPING SOUND]♪ WE GONNA TAKE IT ♪
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  • ♪ WE GONNA TAKE IT ♪♪ GONNA TAKE IT ♪
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  • ♪ GONNA TAKE IT ♪♪ GONNA TAKE IT ♪
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  • ♪ GONNA TAKE IT ♪♪ GONNA TAKE IT TO THE TOP ♪
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  • ♪ GONNA TAKE IT TO THE TOP ♪♪ I'M GONNA ♪
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  • ♪ I'M GONNA ♪♪ TAKE IT TO THE TOP ♪
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  • ♪ TAKE IT TO THE TOP ♪♪ I'M GONNA ♪
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  • ♪ I'M GONNA ♪♪ TAKE IT TO THE TOP ♪
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  • ♪ TAKE IT TO THE TOP ♪♪ I'M GONNA ♪
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  • ♪ I'M GONNA ♪[BEATING SOUND]
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