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[The Shepherd] calls his own sheep by name and leads them out. When he has brought out all his own, he goes ahead of them, and the sheep follow him because they know his voice.
- John 10:3-4 (NRSV)
Early in the morning, when my nephew Joe began to stir, I went to his crib, gathered him up, and carried...