"A Promise Kept"
by Cheryl Greear
I stood behind a tree in a forest at dusk watching what
was no less than amazing.
A little girl sat crouched down all alone.
She was smiling, yet I saw no one else in sight as she gazed straight
As I watched, I saw her reach out with open arms to no one.
Then, all at once, I saw animals of all kinds walking towards her.
I wondered why they were not afraid of her or of each other.
blue bird was the last to join as he flew to her hand and sat.
that I was witnessing something precious and extraordinary by this world.
I had often pondered how the Garden of Eden had been.
amazement, she turned her face and smiled at me.
With this smile came
a radiant light all about her.
It was at this moment, I had no doubts
that God indeed takes care of all His creatures just as He promised; for in
this light her wings shone brightly.