What a true thing this is, Mark. Every day I read blogs written by folks who are very good at writing, and some of those don’t move me at all. Some are not so technically proficient, yet they touch my heart. What a blessing when you get both. FYI, I get both around these parts quite often. Thanks for this, Mark.

Thoughts from Mark "Hat" Rackley

The next day Jesus decided to leave for Galilee. Finding Philip,
he said to him, “Follow me.”

Philip, like Andrew and Peter, was from the town of Bethsaida. Philip found Nathanael and told him, “We have
found the one Moses wrote about in the Law, and about whom the prophets also
wrote—Jesus of Nazareth, the son of Joseph.”

“Nazareth! Can anything good come from there?” Nathanael asked.

“Come and see,” said Philip.

When Jesus saw Nathanael approaching, he said of him, “Here truly
is an Israelite in whom there is no deceit.”

“How do you know me?” Nathanael asked.

Jesus answered, “I saw you while you were
still under the fig tree before Philip called you.”

Then Nathanael declared, “Rabbi, you are the Son of God; you are
the king of Israel.”

Jesus said, “You believe because I told you I saw you under
the fig tree. You will see…

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