Luke alone is with me
Did you get that, Luke?
Yes, Paul. “Luke alone is with me.”
No, I mean, did you GET that?
And... you have nothing to say?
Fine! Let’s continue... Get Mark and bring him with you...
Luke, I just can’t believe you’re not bothered by this.
Why should I be bothered?
Well, some people might hear this and take it in a bad way.
They might think I’m not happy to have you as the only other person around.
Why would that be?
I don’t know... maybe it’s because you don’t have much of a personality.
No, that’s right. I don’t.
Did you want me to write that down?
I’m sorry. Look, Luke, you work hard, and you’re incredibly loyal, and you and I have gone through a lot together. I really didn’t mean anything bad.
Paul, it’s okay. I’m really just thrilled to be a part of this. I mean, you’re doing the work that the Lord Jesus himself gave you. It’s the work of God: it’s bringing the Gospel to the world. I know I’m not the most exciting person in the world, but I do what I can: I write, I gather things together. I just do my little part in helping people learn about the good news of the Lord Jesus.
You do a lot, Luke... and you do it well. Thank you. And again, I’m sorry.
Not a problem. Shall we continue?
Yes... for he is very useful in serving me.
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Today the Church celebrates the Feast of Saint Luke, Evangelist