I wondered, "Have we ever considered
following the Hebrews into the Wilderness?"
Not missing a moment, she responded,
"Not until we are promised something
mesmerizing and unique."
I remembered a recent lunch.
"Didn't you say those same two words
to describe the pizza we shared
the other day not long ago?"
She replied, "I guess I am on a roll.
Though I have been thinking about
adding welcoming and wonderful
to my descriptive repertoire."
I smiled and, with my tongue in my cheek,
said, "That would be a wonderful
and welcome change."
Pretending to be upset, she replied,
"Go ahead and try to bear my burden.
You will find that a new creation
truly is everything." Smiling, she added,