by Barbara McLin
Why am I Here? I don't know how it happened, but I do know that I
didn't ask to be here. It all started when Gwen called me to ask if I had
T.V. lately. I hadn't turned the set on in several weeks. Work had kept me
occupied. After she hung up I turned on my set. What in the world was
Had the world gone mad? Everywhere people were running and I hadn't
before but chaos was everywhere. I switched channels but, I couldn't get
explanation as to what was transpiring. The news media was filming people
on the run. As I was watching, a camera had fallen and the channel went
Soon after the black out a big bang went off outside. It scared me so much
turned off the T.V.
I went outside and looked up at the
I hadn't noticed before but the sky was filled with smoke and debris was
flying everywhere. I had been so busy lately that I hadn't noticed what
on in the world. I ran inside and locked the door, where was I to go to
out what was happening? The T.V. was of no use. Was the phone still
Yes! Now who was I going to call? The police department, they would know.
a sudden the darkness hit, then the phone went dead. My mind shut down
completely. Fear overcame me. Where oh where was I to go?
I felt my way to the door.
as I stepped out the door a terrible feeling came over me. I glanced up at
sky and the moon and stars were gone. Despair set in over my whole being. I
remembered the preachers on television saying the End Times would be
like this. That's what was happening. I knew I was doomed.
God was something I didn't
believe in. It just didn't make sense. How could there be a super being
out in the void of space who knew everybody in the whole universe and what
were doing every minute? Now I wished that I had the faith to believe
Was it too late to change my mind? As I looked around I knew I had blew my
chances to be saved.
Where was God? I bowed my
and began to pray. Maybe it was too late but, I needed someone to turn to.
opened my eyes and looked up into space and yelled to God to forgive me of
being a hard head and not listening to all the people who tried to tell me
him. A bright light shone all around me and a voice said " I forgive you.
have always loved you" The sound of rushing wings rang in my ears. Two men
grabbed my arms and flew me up into the blackened sky. I could th bright
up ahead. It was so beautiful I couldn't take my eyes off of it. We landed
a lovely garden and a being of light welcomed me there. I asked
I had no idea that I would have any need of this great love. He just
and hugged me and said welcome. He stated that my mother was waiting for
didn't think I would make it to heaven. Now I was glad that I figured out
there is a god and he loves everyone in the universe.