“Let us hold tightly without wavering to the hope we affirm, for God can be trusted to keep his promise.” Hebrews 10:23 (NLT)
I practiced hard. Arms lifted high, I leaped around the house. Repeating angel thoughts and words, I twirled in the white dress, watching the silver tinsel garland on the hem sparkle. The grandest promise of my young years. In a few short days, I was going to dance across the stage with other little angels in celebration of the birth of Jesus.
“I have to dance, I’m an angel,” I pleaded with my Mama.
“But you’re sick.”
“Please, please, please.”
Devastated, I felt betrayed. Yes, I was sick. Yes, Mama made the right decision. Yes, a promise that she couldn’t keep.Continue reading The Promise Keeper in a World of Broken Promises