Hire
Writers
Editors
Home Read What's New Join
Faith
Writers
Forum
My Account Login
Shop
Save
Support
Book
Store
Learn
About
Jesus
  

Read Our Devotional             2016 Opportunities to be Published             Detailed Navigation

The HOME for Christian writers! The Home for Christian Writers!




 
Prayers PLEASE ENCOURAGE
AUTHOR BY COMMENTING


  LEAVE COMMENT ON ARTICLE   SEND A PRIVATE MESSAGE
  HIRE THIS WRITER
REPORT ARTICLE

 TRACK THIS AUTHOR ADD TO MY FAVORITES
corner
What's New
 
corner
 
Quiet Bird on a Cold Night
by Julie Michaelson
12/03/09
For Sale
Author requests article critique


  Mail
 





Look at
the birds
of the air;
they neither
sow
nor reap
nor gather
into barns.
[Matthew 7:26]
**********************
"I'm scared,
Lord."

"Of what,
My child."

(Loud whiny voice.)
"EVERYTHING!"

[NOD.]
"What does
My Word
say,
child?"

"Which part:
the JEWISH,
or the GOY'ISHKAH*?"

[CHUCKLING.]

"JESUS said...."

"Read It,
child."

"It's the part,
about the BIRDS."

[NODDING.]
[GAZE UPON
THE COLD DECEMBER
NIGHT IN THE HILL COUNTRY,
IN SOUTHEAST TEXAS;
A LITTLE BIRD IS
SLEEPING: HIS BEAK
UNDER HIS WING.]

"It's...eh, right HERE:

Therefore,
I tell you,
do not be
anxious
about your
life.
[Matthew 7:25]

Yeah; but....
people didn't LIVE
as long, in those DAYS."

[PATIENT SILENCE.]

(Look up at the ceiling.)
"It was DIFFERENT!
THERE wasn't any
NEWS, Lord! Ya didn't
HEAR ABOUT ALL THIS
BAD STUFF!"

[PATIENTLY LISTENING.]

"NOWADAYS.....
somebody stubbs their
TOE, on the OTHER SIDE
of EARTH,
and EVERYBODY HEARS
ABOUT IT,
in like..
FIVE MINUTES!"

[CHUCKLING.]

"....Even, on the
SPACE STATION!"

[PATIENT VOICE.]
[GLANCING TO HIS RIGHT, CHUCKLING.]
"What about the
space station,
My beloved."

(Shout.)
"THEY HEAR ABOUT IT,
TOO!"

[NODDING.]
[GAZING AT ONE OF
THE ASTRONAUTS,
SIPPING OUT OF
A JUICE PAK, AND
EMAILING
BACK HOME.]

"It's TOO MUCH!
All this HORROR,
and MISERY!"

"Look to
Me,
child."

"Yeah,
BUT!"

"But
what,
Mein kin'der."

"It's too HORRIBLE!
How can ANYBODY,
NOT feel ANXIOUS
these DAYS?"
(Thoughtful pause.)
"You'd have ta'
almost be a VULCAN!"

[PATIENT SIGH.]
"Oy vey."

(Shaking frumpy
head, irritably.)
(Sip some
lemon-flavored-soda-water.)
(Grimmace.)
(Think about a can of
sugary root beer.)
"The VULCANS
are really CALM,
about EVERYTHING,
LORD! HUMANS just
AREN'T.. LIKE THAT!"

[PATIENT PAUSE.]
"Who made you,
My child?"

(Burp.)
"'Dunno;
it must 'a been
somebody with a
bad sense 'a HUMOR."

[CHUCKLE.]
"Or,
a
Good
One."
***********************
And,
yet
your heavenly
Father
feeds
them.
[Matthew 7:26]

________________________
*Yiddish: 'Gentile'.


PLEASE ENCOURAGE AUTHOR, LEAVE COMMENT ON ARTICLE
Read more articles by Julie Michaelson or search for other articles by topic below.




Read more by clicking on a link:
Free Reprints
Main Site Articles
Most Read Articles
Highly Acclaimed Challenge Articles.
New Release Christian Books for Free for a Simple Review.

NEW - Surprise Me With an Article - Click here for a random URL


God is Not Against You - He Came on an All Out Rescue Mission to Save You


...in Christ God was reconciling the world to himself, not counting their trespasses against them... 2 Cor 5:19

Therefore, my friends, I want you to know that through Jesus the forgiveness of sins is proclaimed to you. Acts 13:38

LEARN & TRUST JESUS HERE

The opinions expressed by authors do not necessarily reflect the opinion of FaithWriters.com.
 
corner
Corner
This article has been read 320 times     < Previous | Next >


Member Comments
Member Date




TRUST JESUS TODAY











Free Audio Bible
500 Plus Languages
Faith Comes By Hearing.com