Category: Waiting on the Lord

Mary’s Storm

In desperation she stood beneath the small window she had tightly shuttered against the splish-splashing of the pouring rain. For days the clouds hovered low, and thunder’s rumbling added its own accompaniment to the perpetual cadence of the falling rain. Nature began too soon to play its dirge as the smell of death lingered in…

The Wait

       Twelve noon, mid-July. HOT!!! Still she sat. Waiting. Having just finished her fifth-grade year, my oldest daughter had been chosen to attend a week of classes that would provide challenges and enrichment for students whose abilities enable them to benefit from experiences beyond those provided by the regular school programs. Holly had attended four…

Touch of Faith

  This night was no different than the others. Dropping her emaciated body onto her bed, she poured out her troubled heart to the God she knew, the One she worshiped. Again, she waited. Every night for 12 long years she waited, in anticipation that with the new day she would experience new strength and…