The following is a true story, which the exception of a name change to protect her identity. It’s not dramatized. It’s simply a retelling from a first-person perspective.
I Kings 19:1-18 (v.11-13)
Full Scripture Lesson: 2 Kings 5:1-15
Saturday we celebrated a family member’s birthday. The seats on the deck under the umbrella were all taken as were some of the seats in the yard at picnic tables.
She’d been having more pain in her body than usual, so much so that she’d even wake up at night in pain. Sleep would find her at 4am and hold her until 2pm.
Scripture References: Genesis 32:24-31; Matthew 26:41
In the business world some professions require you to have a professional license.
I was questioning the difference between being religious and being spiritual.
Love was a curious thing to her; it wasn’t emotional. As an adolescent you know your parent or parents love you by how they treat you. Her father wasn’t around and her mother worked all the time to pay the mortgage, utilities, buy food, clothes, and whatever else was needed to maintain the house.