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Paradise

Five Sentence Fiction – Paradise

Mar 13, 2013 ~ Written by lillie ~ 

What it’s all about: Five Sentence Fiction is about packing a powerful punch in a tiny fist. Each week I will post a one word inspiration, then anyone wishing to participate will write a five sentence story based on the prompt word. The word does not have to appear in your five sentences, just use it for direction.

This week: PARADISE

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Kept alive by wires and tubes, respirators and defibrillators, no longer able to speak or communicate with anyone save Jesus, she poured out her heart to Him, crying, “Lord, I’ve fought the good fight and I’ve finished the race. Surely there is a crown stored up for me in heaven — a crown that I will gladly cast down at Your feet as soon as You take me home.” She grimaced as pain wracked her body, followed immediately by yet another dose of morphine, which relieved the pain, but made communicating with her Savior so much more difficult, for with each dose, her mind could not function as the drug clouded her thoughts and caused wave after wave of nausea to engulf her.

She had been tormented like this for weeks, when suddenly, in the blink of an eye, it all changed, as now, for the first time in her life, everything suddenly came together with perfect clarity, and she saw Her beloved Jesus, engulfed in an indescribable light beckoning her to come. With great joy, she leapt forward, out of the bed, clasping His hand into hers, and as she stepped into Paradise, the I.V. was ripped from her arm, and the heart monitor flatlined…

© 2013
Cheryl A. Showers

Caddo’s Seven Word Sundays!

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Caddo’s Seven Word Sundays!

Jesus, You’re the Center of My Joy!

CHORUS

Jesus, You’re the center of my joy
All that’s good and perfect comes from You
You’re the heart of my contentment (Hallelujah!)
Hope for all I do (So true!)
Jesus, You’re the center of my joy

I know it’s past midnight where I live, but in the west, it’s still Sunday, therefore, I just had to submit this, because this song is resonating within me, and it is so true! Jesus truly is the center of my joy!

Therefore, I’m sharing an oldie but a goodie!

 

Trifecta Challenge: New Beginning

Trifecta Challenge: New Beginning
This weekend we’re asking for 33 words about a new beginning.

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Lost in despair
With nowhere to turn
No one to care
If I live or burn

But then I cried
Lord Jesus, save me!
The past has died
In new life, I’m free!

© 2013
Cheryl A. Showers