When they had finished eating the grass of the land, I said,
“O Lord God, forgive, I beg you!
How can Jacob stand?
He is so small!”
The Lord relented concerning this;
“It shall not be,” said the Lord (Amos 7:2-3).
Don't you just love New Year's? You can start all over.
In the movie, Forrest Gump after Forrest returns home from Vietnam, he travels to New York to visit his former commander, Lt. Dan. Dan is in a wheelchair from having lost both his legs in a firefight during the war. He is angry and bitter and drinking heavily. Forrest, the dutiful friend that he is, stays with Dan awhile just spending time with him and putting up with Dan’s angry behavior that is sometimes directed toward Gump.