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

Get Our Daily Devotional             Win A Publishing Package             Detailed Navigation

The HOME for Christian writers! The Home for Christian Writers!
The Official Writing Challenge

BACK TO
CHALLENGE
MAIN

INSTRUCTIONS

how it works
submission rules
guidelines for
choosing a level

ENTRIES

submit your entry
read current entries
read past entries
challenge winners



Our Daily Devotional HERE
Place it on your site or
receive it daily by email.





TRUST JESUS TODAY

TRY THE TEST



Share
how it works   Submit

Previous Challenge Entry (Level 2 – Intermediate)
Topic: Concentration (07/24/08)

TITLE: A Moment of the Immortal
By Betsy Scott Fitzmeyer
07/28/08


 LEAVE COMMENT ON ARTICLE
 SEND A PRIVATE COMMENT
 ADD TO MY FAVORITES

Topic: Concentration
Title: A Moment of the Immortal
Word Count: 345

Sometimes, before I fall asleep, I will give my full concentration to one of my favorite mysterious experiences. “Moments of the Immortal,” I call these inexplicably lovely happenings. In any event, one of these divine occurrences happened as I slept.

For months after my first child was born, it made me sad to think that my grandfather would never see his very first great grandchild. My maternal grandfather and I had been very close, and I would often think of him and the happy hours we had spent together. And then, one night, my grandfather came to me in a very meaningful dream that I will never forget.

I was holding my son on my lap, both of us enjoying heavenly breezes and a sun drenched landscape, when all of a sudden my grandfather was walking towards us, his smile deepening with every step he took. He was nattily dressed, as he most often was in life, wearing a well cut suit of clothes and sporting the hat I always remembered. He sat down on the grass opposite us and took his great grandson in his arms. They played together for quite some time, each of them enjoying the company of the other. I watched on, my heart filled with joy, my mind fully concentrating on the miracle that unfolded before my tear-filled eyes. My grandfather was wearing muted browns; my jubilant son was dressed in a three piece suit of green and white. I’ve never forgotten their mutual joy and laughter as they romped in the glorious sunshine that enveloped them both.

All too soon the sun was going down. My grandfather gave his great grandson a final hug before he stood up and handed my baby son over to me. “I have to go back now Bets,” he said, his smile turning wistful, his dark eyes shimmering with love. He turned and left us, his countenance disappearing into the last rays of the magnificent sunshine from which, undoubtedly, God had brought him forth.


The opinions expressed by authors may not necessarily reflect the opinion of FaithWriters.com.
If you died today, are you absolutely certain that you would go to heaven? You can be right now. CLICK HERE

JOIN US at FaithWriters for Free. Grow as a Writer and Spread the Gospel.


This article has been read 348 times
Member Comments
Member Date
Mary McLeary07/31/08
Thank you for sharing this divine moment. Very sweet.
Marlene Austin07/31/08
Very descriptive personal narrative. Thanks for sharing. :)
Helen Murray08/01/08
How rich is our God that He orgnaises these wonderful things. Love never ceases to amaze!
Patty Wysong08/01/08
What a comforting dream. God is so good to us!
Glynis Becker 08/02/08
Beautifully written. Such a lovely memory and so descriptive.
Mary Hackett08/04/08
How touching and lovely. Thanks for sharing!