NE BRIGHT SUMMER DAY AN OLD woman sat alone on the porch of her little farmhouse. She sat thinking back over the course of her life and reflected on the twists and turns that brought her to this day. As she sat thinking she closed her eyes.
A few moments passed when her thoughts were interrupted by the sound of whistling. She opened her eyes and focused them on a red-faced young man walking up the road to her house. It was a hot day and she could see the sweat stains on his buttoned-down shirt; nevertheless he whistled a happy tune.
Asking a Favor
The fellow soon stood at the edge of her porch and introduced himself. He explained that he was the new pastor at the church in town. He was on his way to visit someone when his car had a flat tire.... »