Stories are not devoid of rhetorical force. They lead to action and anticipation.
In contented hope, godly aspiration can flourish, in the service of others and the stewardship of one’s gifts.
Sometimes we cry out in our pain and the answer we get is silence. What to do then?
Even the kindest believer sometimes thinks "enough is enough." They have been kicking us around long enough.
Just take one step after another, across a good and level land, with blessings all around and just ahead.