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Romans 8:29-30

The Parable of Night Tracks – Devotion

I grew up in a small town, and in that small town we had 10 channels, 2 of which were CBS.  The only difference in the CBSs was the nightly news: one from Panama City and the other from Dothan.  One channel we didn’t have that I really wanted was  MTV.  Music was a huge part of my childhood as I am sure it was in yours.  I wanted to see music videos.  I heard of them, but never saw one.  We only had music videos on a show called Night Tracks on TBS.  As the name suggests, Night Tracks came on television in the middle of the night.  It was 12:05 am, technically on Saturday morning, to be exact.

I asked  my parents Friday after Friday after Friday; can I please stay up and watch Night Tracks.  Side note, I love DVR.  Now, back to the topic at hand.  I asked over and over, and my parents continually said you’re too young to stay up that late.  When you are older, we will let you.  I am not sure how old I was.  I would guess 7 or 8, probably still too young to stay up past midnight.   I’m sure I wore my parents down, but they finally said that I could stay up and watch Night Tracks.  I was so excited.  I felt so cool.  I couldn’t wait to tell my friends that I was able to stay up and watch Night Tracks.  I couldn’t wait to tell them all the cool stuff in these music videos.

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