Day: 19/08/2014

Waiting

This is a short story I wrote last weekend, which I have posted on my new sister blog, “More Than Dreamt Of”, which I am using for fiction. Hope you enjoy!

More Than Dreamt Of

The following was written for the Christian Flash Weekly Event #20 – please click through to see the eligible submissions (this is ineligible for the event itself as it borrows its characters and setting from the play ‘Waiting for Godot’ by Samuel Beckett).

‘He has made everything beautiful in its time. He has also set eternity in the human heart; yet no one can fathom what God has done from beginning to end.’
– Ecclesiastes 3:11

Waiting Tree

“How long have we been waiting now?”

“Oh, for some time, to be sure . . . it has been a while.”

“Will He come soon do you think? We’ve been waiting a good while.”

“Oh yes, very soon, I’m sure. It has been a while.”

“The tree looks a good deal healthier now. It doesn’t seem that long since it was just bark, and twigs.”

“Indeed. Those leaves certainly give this whole place…

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Our Refuge and Fortress

Dwell in the shelter of the Most High,
Rest in the shadow of the Almighty;
The Lord is our refuge and fortress,
Let us put our trust in Him;
He rescues us and covers us;
Let his faithfulness
Be our shield and rampart
Against the fears of night and day;
He will command His angels
To guard you in all your ways;
He will protect and rescue
Those who acknowledge His Holy Name;
He will answer those who call,
Stand alongside those in trouble,
And honour those who honour Him,
With salvation’s eternal life.

– inspired by Psalm 91