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Living the Lake Life

By joecool101, Brighton, MA

My Name

My name in Hebrew means salvation. It is the name of the second leader of the Jewish people in the Torah. Yehoshua, yes this was his name. It sounds to me like a sweet tasting river full of silvery silk flowing endlessly, smooth to the touch, creating a harmonious melody. Like a small spark that is shot into the cold night air smelling of burnt wood and spreading across every inch of the world. In English the name is Joshua, a rougher sounding version of the name. Like a river full of silk that doesn’t create a harmonious melody, or a small spark that is shot into the air that doesn’t spread across every inch of the world.

It is amusing that my mother and great-grandmother both found the name for me separately.

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