Archive for April 16, 2022

The sound of the red hot metal breaking and tearing was so overwhelming that even the cries of those below were for once inaudible.

Joseph could see the creatures at the gate scatter in fear unable to endure the sight of him as he entered through the opening left by the discarded gates while those inside stared in awe. Some smiling others prostrating themselves before him.

He spoke comfort to all as he passed through their midst toward him his familiar face with the joy of an arduous task completed and a more joyous reunion

“Dad, let’s go home.”

Time doesn’t mean much in eternity but the difference was striking.

For those who had been there the longest this had been a land of gloom. Not the pain and anguish of those condemned below, but of dull grays eternally unchanging .

From the Moment he had arrived all had changed. From Isaiah to Joshua, the words poured forth in anticipation prophesying to all that the great day was coming giving hope to those who came. With the Baptist’s arrival the storm of anticipation grew in all within

To those creatures lurking outside the gates however their fear was palatable.

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