The One I Cannot Face: A Short Story — King’s Recorder

Wow. This story written by Joah Pearson was such an amazing read! This is certainly a must-read! It’s a story of the marvelous and wonderful gift of salvation from God to undeserving sinners.

King's Recorder

He will be here soon – the one I cannot face.

I hear his footsteps even now, and my heart cringes at every stomp of his heavy boots. It won’t be long now – he will stream right through my apartment door, solid though it is. He will march his way right up to my bedside and look me in the eye, glaring with passionate glee – but I will not be able to meet his gaze. Even if I had my strength, I would not be able to face him, but as it is, I can do nothing but cower. Cancer has sucked my body dry, swallowing my strength.

Now I hear the crunch of gravel as my son Forrest drives up. He has taken care of me these past few weeks since the diagnosis. I hear his footsteps as he makes his way into the apartment complex and…

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