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Week 1: Revival: Who Needs It?

Bob Bakke: I’ve been noticing a lot of people are taking pictures, a lot of selfies, a lot of group pictures. I love photography. Since the Brownie camera back about a hundred years ago, there’s been a lot of photography going on in the country. I mean, multitudes of pictures are being taken nowadays with our cameras. Snapshots can define a moment in life, can’t they? A place, a time that we cherish.

One of my favorite snapshots is of my parents. I think we have a picture of my parents that might pop up. It was taken in 1942 at their engagement party in my great-grandparents’ backyard in New York City, in Brooklyn, New York. My parents—I don’t know, I think they look great, don’t you? And I think this handsome young Army officer, pilot in the Army Air Corp, and his beautiful bride-to-be, my mother, having met in youth group in a church in Brooklyn and later married.

I have an older friend who has a picture on his iPhone of his beautiful thirty-something bride. It’s a beautiful picture, a wonderful picture. It’s on the home page of his iPhone so that whenever he opens it or turns on his iPhone, he sees that picture.

Well, my friend lost his wife to cancer a few years ago, and he still has that thirty-year-old picture of her. Her age was thirty years old. But …