A Familiar Stranger ~ Deborah #writephoto

She stood there gazing up at the Wishing Tree.  What was a little girl doing here in the forest all by herself.  She looked no older than ten.  Where were her parents?  He wondered if he should approach her.  Maybe she was told not to talk to strangers.  He didn’t want to frighten her.  Suddenly she turned and saw him.  “Mister,” she called.  “Could you help me to put this on that branch up there?”

He went over to her.  She was holding a pretty pink shawl in her hand.  “Why do you want to put it up there?” he asked.  “Why not on a lower branch, one that you can easily reach?”

“I want to put it high because it would be closer to heaven where God is.”

Her simple answer warmed his heart.  He studied. She reminded him of someone.  “All right.  Show me which branch you want me to put it on.”

She handed him the shawl and pointed to the branch.  “That one.”

Continue reading at Deborah’s Deliberations

About Sue Vincent

Sue Vincent is a Yorkshire-born writer and one of the Directors of The Silent Eye, a modern Mystery School. She writes alone and with Stuart France, exploring ancient myths, the mysterious landscape of Albion and the inner journey of the soul. Find out more at France and Vincent. She is owned by a small dog who also blogs. Follow her at scvincent.com and on Twitter @SCVincent. Find her books on Goodreads and follow her on Amazon worldwide to find out about new releases and offers. Email: findme@scvincent.com.
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1 Response to A Familiar Stranger ~ Deborah #writephoto

  1. Captures the logic and mystery of a child. Nice

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