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"Dear Brother:

It has been a long time since these random notes landed on your desk. Have you noticed that the days and months and years of our ministry now fly by faster than ever and that there seems to be less time to meditate, to talk quietly and to read, than ever before? At least this is what I hear from the occasional wandering brother who drops in at the campus on his way to some other place. He is usually the man in a hurry —his wife is waiting outside—in the Missouri Synod tradition she modestly and patiently sits beyond the gates —while her lord and master discusses important problems with an equally bewildered brother."