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The wake up episode two

I was stuned. I was almost numb. As the door shut, i tried to process it all. I had woken up groggy, disoriented.  It was a blur. I soon realized i was in a hospital bed. 

I had been in a coma for three months.  I lost four years of memory.i have no idea why.  I developed an infection.  The doctors beleve i will recover. There will be some rehab. Right now they don’t know how much will be required.  

Within those four years i changed. My life changed.  Apparently a young women named kendra attended my church. She was going to a community colege. She had become a Christian.  She and i became close. Eventualy our relationship went beyond a pastor and congregant.  

We dated and are maried. She is expecting twins. I have no menory of her.  I met her after my momories end. Why cant i remember?  

She is very affectionate.  I cant bring myself to embrace her. I dont remember anything.  I am not ready to embrace her not yet. Right now she is a complete stranger.  She knows everything about me. I find it quite strange. 

A nurse comes in. “I am candace the night nurse on this floor. ” the nurse said.  She was in her fifties.  “Hello. ” i said.

“I am pleased you have awoken. ” she said.  “I am too.” i said.  “I understand you have no menory of your  wife kendra. ” she said. “No i dont.  It is a bizare feeling. She knows details. Its seems we were prety close. ” i said.

“She was hear every single day. She never left your side. She has had a rough few months. Woried about you and growing two babies. She is a sweet lady. ” the nurse observed 

I am sure she was. I just need time to process all this.  It was shocking.  I wanted to give her a chance. I was so carefull who i let into my life. I must have carefully veted kendra. 

“We want to get you off the i.v and on to solid foods.  This will require baby steps. It wont be easy. It will take time. This entire process will take time. ” the nurse said.  

I felt weak.  After a time the nurse left the room. I was glad to have time to myself. I tried to reflect on everything.   

I just stared in the sky for a while. The nurse asked if i was ready for bed. I said i was.  She turned off the lights. 

I woke up the next morning.  They removed the iv. They would wait a bit before trying to get me started on solid foods.

 Kendra had got in her car. She went home. She took off her shoes. She looked at some pictures of her. One was our engagement picture. My sister took the picture.  I wore a white shirt and brown pants . She had a purple dress on. I had my arm around her.

She remembered. “Woa! Get closer to her tim!” melisa said. I got closer to her. “Get closer. You could park a sate between you too. ” melisa said. I got very close. “Put your arm around her. ” she said. Finaly he did so.”better!  ” missy said. She snaped the picture.

Kendra smiled. Then she picked another picture. She looked it over. It was a wedding pic. We were smiling in the picture. The third was the pregnancy announcement picture. 

She had to get away from the picture.she went to the bedroom.  She changed into a nightgowan. She got into bed. She got under a blanket. Her phone rang.  It was her morther in law. 

“Hi mom. ” she said.  Kendra called my mom mom. When Shw first got saved, the church kind of adopted her. My mom had her over for dinner frequently.  They had me over as well.i got to hang out with her often.

“How are you doing? ” she asked. “I am ok.” kendra answered. She thought back the tears.”i know it was hard for you. “My mom said.  “It was not him. It looked like him. Sounded like him. It was not him. This was a stranger. ” she said. 

“I am so sorry kendra.  Give him time. He is just in shock. ” my mom told her. She was crying.  “I know that. He seemed different. He was cold. Stoic.what if i never get him back. What if he never remembers?” she asked. 

“Even if he does not. You two fell in love once. You can fall in love again.  ” my mom said. “What if we cant?” she asked. “Give him time. ” my mom said.  

She and my mom talked for a while. She said her goodnights. She fell asleep. She woke up and realized that yesterday had really happened. I really woke up. I forgot everything.  She knew that i had no memory of her or of our life together. 

My parents came to see me.” i spoke to kendra last night. She was prety upset. ” my mom told me.” i figured. “I said. “Timothy.  She has been though a lot. She has a tough life. She is a sweet heart. She is the weaker vessel. ” my mom said. 

“She cares a great deal for you.  She has for a while now. ” my dad said. “I know.  I am just stuned. I never thought that i would be maried but would have no memory of that. ” i said. 

“I can understand how your feeling tomouthy. It seems unimaginable.  It seems sureel even fancifull. See things from her perspective.  She has wanted you to wake up. You have and you don’t remember her. She needs you. She need you to reasure her. She needs you” my mom said.

“I take it you two aprove of her.” i said. “We were friends with her before you two started dating. We took to her almost right away. The whole church did. ” my dad said.

“I have no conection with her.” i said.”she has a conection with you.” my mom said. ”  it is not all about you. Biblical love is self sacrificing. ” my dad said. I knew he was right. I wish i did remember. I want to remember. Every atempt failed. just could not remember. 

After a while my parents left. I did some rehab. I got dizzy trying to walk. It went faily well. The therapist was pleased.  He said i had a good first cession.  

I was back in my room. After a while kendra came to see me. She wore a pink top and skirt and flip flops. “Hi babe. ” she said. “Hi kendra. Mom said you were prety upset! ” i said. I could tell she had been crying. “I need you timmy. Your not hear.where is the tim i know? Its like you have been replaced by a changeling or your miror universe double or an android. ” she said. 

“Funy i thought you were an alien scientist or a refugee or something. ” i said. “I am your wife. I got the marriage license to prove it. I have wedding pictures. I have witness.  This is not a deception. Cant you remember something of us? Next to God and. Christ sacrifice on the cross my salvation and the indwelling of the holy sprit, your the best thing that ever hapened to me. The last few years have been phenomenal.  They meen nothing to you . to you they are neaningless. They never happened.they did happen. They do matter.  You cant just walk away. ” she said. 

“I know that.i am just in shock.  I remember everything until a certain point and then its gone. I don’t know why. I hope i do get it back. Your in live with me?” i asked. “Yes i very much am in love with you. You always say it is emotions and a choice. One big choice folowed up by little ones. ” she said.”i do tend to say that often. My gtandfarther told me that.”she said. “I know.  ” she said.

“How is it you know me so well? We have been marred what a year?” i asked. “Yes.   We have spent a lot of together.  I know you love ketchup. I know you drink your cofee black. I know more then facts.  Your my very best friend. That is no hyperbole.” she said.  

“I am in love with you? ” i asked. “Yes. You are. You told me not in words. I wish you could remember. I hope you regain your menory. Please dont shut me out. ” she told me. 

I would consider what she said. I just did bot know.  This wad so new. It was so unknown. 

Next up

Tim tries to bounch back form the coma. He tries to remember and get to know kendra. 

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The wake up

I was in a coma . i aperently colapsed in my office at the church. I was in a coma for thre months. The janitor found me. I woke up. I was very grogy. 

I realized i was a hospital. Perhaps a rehabilitation facility of some kind. I tried to find a call button. I looked around.  A door opened, it was a nurse.  

“Your awake?” the nurse asked. “Yes . i just woke up. How long have i been asleep?” i asked. “Three mounths. You were taken to western regonal hospital. Then hear. ” she said. 

“I see. I feel weak. ” i said. “You have been unconsciousness for a time. It will take a while for you to build up your strength.  ” she said. “Of course. ” i said. 

“The doctor is on his way. He will explane things.  Your family is hear. ” she said. “Does my mom and dad have power of attorney?” i asked. “No! I cant realy speak to that. ” she said.

I was realy confused.  How could it be anyone but mom and dad? How could it be someone else. I was stuned. 

In another area of the facility a young women was siting with my mom and dad. A hospital staff member went over to see them. “Kendra, tim id awake.  ” an official said. Kendra huged her mother in law. 

My parents held her hand. She ran as fast as she could to her to the hospital room. She just wanted to see me. 

The doctor walked in.  “Hi im doctor baket. ” he said. “Am i ok?” he asked. “Yes. You had a rare form of an infection to the brain. The infection has subsided. You should be fine. You are going to have to rebuilld your muscles. ” he said.  “I am not suprised. It is more due to atrophy then?” i asked. “Yes i am fairly sure that that is the case. Yes. ” the doctor said.

The door opened mom and dad and a lady i did not recognize enter. She was young. Early twenties perhaps. She had long hair placed into a poney tail. She wore a gray t shirt and green skirt and flip flops. 

“Mom dad. I am still causing you more gray hairs.” i said. “I was under no ilisuon that it was going to stop just because you hit adult hood Timothy.  ” my mom said. 

I huged my mom and dad. “You gave me quite a scare. ” she said. She had a bit of a belly. She did not look overwight. She looked like she had a baby bump. She wore a wedding ring. 

“Oh! ” i said. She seemed shocked by my answer. I wanted to ask her if she was. “We want to do some tests on you. Just to make sure. ” the doctor said. “Of corse. ” i said.  

I was put though an mri. Then i was brought back to my room. The doctor was pleased with my progress.  He said he wanted me to get back to eating solid food. 

“You should get some rest. ” the doctor said. “Can i visit a bit? ” i asked.”of course. ” the doctor said. Kendra went over to me. She started to take my hand. I pulled it away. 

“You don’t know who i am. Do you? ” she asked.” are you a hospital staff member? ” i asked. “Hardly! ” she said with an almost machivious smile. “She is your wife ” doctor baket asked.”my wife?” i asked. 

“Yes she is your wife timouthy. “My dad told me. I was stunned. I looked at my ring finger. There was an identation. “They took off your ring. I have it. ” she said..she got qiet. She looked defeated. She had it on a necklace. 

“Is memory loss due to the infection?” i asked. “Mostlikly yes. ” he said. “Will i regain my memory? ” i asked. “I honesty dont know tim.” the doctor said. “I see. ” i said. “We should let you and your wife talk.” the doctor said.  The doctor and nurses left. 

“We will leave you too for a bit. If you need anything.  Just ask. ” my dad said.  “Thanks dad.” i said. The two left the room. They closed the door. 

“Hi!” she said with a flirtatious smile. “Hi!” i said.  “So i have a thousand questiones. Am i still pastor of gospel baptist church?” i asked. “Of course. The church loves you and you love them. Your missed.  The deacons and some retired pastor have filled in. We have made due.” she said. 

“You have not preached or anything? ” i asked. “No. You have not.  ” she said with a laugh. “So am i not going evangelical have i?” he asked. “No. Your still fundimental independent baptist. ” she said. “Good. ” i said.

She tried to take my hand. I retracted.”i cant yet.  ” i said. She tried not to get offended. “Look your not in an alternate universe or holowdeck or some kibd of hipnoses. This is not ship in a bottle, frame of mind,parallels or twilite the enterprise episode.  ” she said. I chuckled. “Your a star trek fan?” i asked. “I was not aware that not being one  was an option. ” she said. “Probably not” i said. 

“I realy am your wife?  This is not a deception i promise that. ” she said. “Your going to have to give me time to ease into this.  ” he said ” alright. ” she said. She was not happy but she tried to hide it.

“What is your naime? I dont even know what your naime is. ” i said. “My name is kendra. I am suprised that you dont remember me at all. ” she said. “How did we meet?” i asked. She smiled.  “Well i had just accepted christ as my savior not long before i was to go off to the university. I wanted to find a church. I worked at jenmart with rachele Dolan.  We got talking and i told her i was looking for a church..she invited me to come to gbc. I did. You introduced yourself to me. I kept coming to the church. ” she said. 

“How did we become a couple? ” i asked. She smiled again. When i ask her questiones about us, she smiled. “The church was amazing. Everyone welcomed me with open arms. You were very welcoming. You were a bit detached at first. I went to the church more and more. I saught membership. Once i welcomed into the church,  you got more inviting. You started to let your gaurd down.i started a bible study group on campus. You helped me out. You and i worked closely together on it. You asked me to play the piano when mrs. Sullivan  was unable to do it. You asked me to be a designated substitute sunday school teacher.  When i came back to the school after sumer, you smiled when you saw me. I had not consider a relationship with you.  We hemed and hawed for a while. I asked you out for cofee. You said yes.  We started dating after a time. You purposed on my graduation day.  ” she said. 

“Your a newer believer? ” i asked.  ” yes. I was very wordly. I never thought about the lord. A cousin got saved and dragged me to church. I was saved shortly after. I alnost did not go to college.  I decided to go though with colege. I met you.” she said. 

“Um! I have another question. I dont know to ask it. ” i asked her.” you want to know if i have a bun in the oven?” she asked. “I would not put it quite that terms but yes!” i answered. “I am having twins. Girls.  ” she said. “How far along are you?” i asked. “Four mounths. ” she said.  “You got pregnant not long before i was hospitalized.  ” i said. “Yes. Thats true. ” she said. 

I just wanted to process all that had gone on. After a time, she said she was going to let me get some rest. She wanted to hug me. I rebuffed. She left. I just rested and reflected. 

To be continued.  

Next up. 

Tim tries to remember and ajust to his new life while recovering.  Kendra adjust as well. 

The allergy 

Greg had always been a dog lover. He had a dog sense he was a little. He got duke sense he was a puppy. They were best friends. When he got home from work, duke ran to the door waiting for him. 

On saterdays he and duke walked to a nearby park and then back home. It was there rituel. Saterday mornings, duke ran to the door as a hint hint. Grieg was happy to oblige. He looked froward to it himself. That was saterdays.  Neither one would have it any other way. 

Duke was super friendly.  He liked to go over to people and he let them pet him.he almost never barked. If he barked, he was a quick bark. It was a friendly and playfull bark not an angery one.  

It was Saturday morning when one such person petted duke. It was a young lady naimed kendra. While duke liked everyone for the most part, he seemed to take a special liking for kendra. Kebdra was quite smitten with him. 

“He is a friendly dog.” she said.  ” he is great. He has always been. Sense he was little. ” greg said.  “You certainty are. ” she told the dog as she petted him.  

While he liked meeting people.  He never forgot her. Her image stuck with him. It was a good size  city. He figured that he might never run into her again. He assumed that he would forget about her. She might become a foot note into his history. That was ok. It was how things happen. 

The next city, he saw her.he saw her for several mouths. They said hello. They became closer and closer. They started to talk quite a bit. At first they only talked smal talk. Over time they went deeper. 

After several mounths of runing into her, he asked her out to lunch.they went to an outdoor cafae that welcomed dogs.  There was no way that they were going to exclude duke sense he was the one that brought them together.  

The first date was amazing. Beside love of dogs, they had a lot in common. They decided to go on a second date. The second led to a third and a fouth and fifth  and so on and so forth.  

After a time they decided to become an actual couple. Then after a time of dating he perposed. He put the ring in duke’s coller. She did not see it at first. He waited for her to see it. 

She smiled.  “Whats this?” she asked.he chuckled.  “Thats kind of odd!” he said. She stoped. He got on one knee and proposed..she hugged him and said yes. They kissed. She hugged duke as well. 

At the weding, duke was the best man at the weding.  While some in the church were a bit skidish about having a dog in the church, duke was quite the charmer. He won everyone over. He was a big hit.

The wedding was a huge success.  It was everything they hoped it would be and more. 

Duke was almost like a child. Even a friend or roomate. Duke seemed to be a full fledged member of the family. Some in there iner circle of family and friends were happy for them. They thought it was amazing.  There were manny who were huge fans of it. 

While others thought it went too far. Many feared that the dog was going to be there kid.  Both sets of parents were concerned that the dog replacing a real child. They wanted human grand children. They began to suspect that they were not going to have children. 

Then kendra was late for her period. A pregnancy test revealed that she was indeed pregnant.  After super,she gave him the news.

“Hunnie i have to tell you something! ” she told him. “Ok. Whats up? ” he asked.  “We are having a child.  ” she said. “Really? Thats wonderful ” he said.

He hugged her. He hugged duke.he was really excited. She gave birth to a healthy baby girl. They naimed her zoey grace. 

Zoey was a sweet little girl. She brought a lot of joy to the family.  She and duke got along famously.  They taught her to be gentle. 

Things went great. Zoey seemed to sneze out a lot. She got sick a lot. The doctor did test and discovered that she had an alergic reaction to dogs. 

The doctor told them that zoey could not be around the dog all the time. There was no way that the child could be around the dog . a decision had to be made. 

“What are we going to do ? You heard the doctors. We cant keep both the dog and zo. ” kendra said.he sighed. ” i know.  This is so hard kend. “He told her.  

They gave it a lot of thought.  They considered what to do. They decided to give up zoey for adoption. Gregs brother watched duke while they looked for a suitable family to adopt her.  

As it turned out there was a husband and wife that were able to get pregnant. They were carefully screened by an adoption agentcy. They interviewed the family and decided to let them adopt. 

Kendra kissed zoey. Greg did as well.they were turned over to the Fredicson. They went to get duke. 

Duke got together with abother dog.he had pupies. Zoey thrived with her adopted parents. They loved her and she loved them. 

They would one day tell her the truth.they decided to wait a while. 

The end.

Notes 

My idea for this came from a post on facebook. Soneone sugested that why does the family get rid of a dog when the kid is alergic. Thus the story is born. 

To me literarure is a way to explore isues. That was the idea behind star trek, twilight zone,  ray Bradbury theater and outer limits etc. 

Stuffed animal

When katie was four she was given a stufed animal.  It was a bunny.she named him eddy . eddy the rabit. Edie was her best friend. She took him everywhere. 

Katie’s family kept a low profile. Most of there social life if you wanted to call it that centered on there church.  Except for church activities a lot of time was spent at home or doing family activities.  

Katie incisted on taking edie everywhere.  Any pictures of katie as a young child included the stufed bunny  If there was a picture without the bunny ,it was because her parents or grandparents insisted that the animal not be in the picture. Otherwise he was there. 

Katie kept to herself.  She was not withdrawn but not overly outgoung.she started to go more and more inward. Edie started to take up bigger parts of her life.he seamed to take on a life of his own.she talked about him and she liked to have him talk.

At first her parents indulged her.  Then they became a bit concern by her obseson with the toy rabit. They would not let her take edie out of  the house. 

Then they hid the rabit.she was really sad. Eventualy she moved on.she forgot about the stuffed animal.  She moved on. Her perents put him in a box. 

One summer in between her freshman and sophmore years at colege ,her parents found the box. They chuckled when they saw edie the rabit.

“Hunnie look what we found?”her mom said. Katie had no idea what it was. She came to her mom. She lit right up. “Edie! ” she said. She hugged him. Her whole childhood flooded back. She had totally forgotten about him. Sudenly she felt like she was six again. It al came back. 

She was so glad to see her old friend.her mom was a bit taken aback. By her reaction. After all these years edie was still her prized poseson. 

Her mom did not seam too impresed. She decided that she would tone it down. She put him in her room.

She was carefull not to mention the animal to her parrents. She slept with him that night. She brought him with her to colege. She hid him knowing that her parents probably would not aprove. For whatever reason her love of edie got on her parrents nurves.

She had no idea why her love for the stuffef animal waa so repugnent. Perhaps they thought she was acting imature. It seemed a bit over the top. She decided to keep it low key. 

Once again he was a good friend. She made sure her parents did not know that she brought him with her to colege.  They had forgotten about him again. Over the sumer she worked at a sumer camp. She brought edie with her. She hid him in one of her bags. 

Edie was a constent companion. She took him everywhere.on her honeymoon at first she decided that she should not bring edie. She waa now totaly an adult. It was time to put away childish things.she almost kept him at her parents house. Shw decided to take him with her on her honeymoon. 

 “What is this dear?” her new huabend ben asked. “Oh thats eddie!”she answered.  “You have a stufed animal?” he asked. “Its not that weird.”she remarked. “No i guess its not. ” he said in response.

She was a lirtle embarrassed.  He did not really think that much about it. Edie took up a prominent place in there bed room when they got home. He sugested moving it. She was not keen on that. 

He toletated the animal. When they had a daughter. He wanted to give it to the baby. She would not have that. She feared for edie’s safty. 

Brad felt like he had to compete with Edie. He wanted to let thete daughtet have edie. She said no. After the birth of there son, brad decided to talk to her.

“We have been maried for three years now. I have had to compete with edie. Forshaking all other that includes inanimate object. “He said. “Are you jellous of the rabit?”she asked.  “Look its either me or Edie. “He said. 

He wanted her to donate him to goodwill. She convinced him to let her put him up in the living room.Edie was banned from there room. 

Brad never understood her love for the rabit. No one did but they worked out a conpromise. She wanred to get a stufed rabit for there daughter zoey but brad decided not to. Despite therw dusagrement katie and brad were in love.  They were happy together.  

The end. 

Words of faith 

What if the one person who would change your life was the last person you ever expected. What if the love of your life could not be more different. They say birds of a feather flock together . It has also been said that opposite attracts? Could one fall in love with a total opposite? Could you create a life with that person. Could you spend the rest of your life with the person.coukd you be happy? Does it just happen? Is love a choice or does one get zap with the love virus and then they get married and live happily ever after. 

 These are questions that are not easily answered. These are things that are heavily debated. Everyone had different opinions and conclusions on this topic. 

What about aranged mariege. There was a time when mariege were aranged.many times by Perents. Hear is a story of aranged mariege. A story of a buy and a girl brought together by  there Perents. 

Elizabeth was spending time In her Perents garden.she likedto garden. She always had. She wore a blue t shirt and jeans and was barefoot. Her sister came out. “Liz mom and dad want to talk to you. ” Her sister said. She opened the outside door.she walked to the living room. “Hi Lizzy please sit down.”her farther said.

She knew  some thing was up. She had no idea what.she sat down. ” As you know our family believs strongly in the idea  of aranged marriage. “Her mom asked. Yes I do!”she said.she had no idea what they were getting at.Asshe considered it ,it started to come to her. She began to see that she was going on. They had found a husband for her. 

“You see we have found a husband for you. The Perents of a young man has agreed to slow there son to marry you. ” Her mom said. Elizabeth had no idea what she thought of this. As a child she was told that her mate would be chosen  by her Perents. She had accepted it.there was no time table . It was unclear when it would happen.there was always the chance that they would be unable to find a husband. They might not be able to convince the Perents to agree to that. Now they found someone and they have agreed.

Arrangements for the wedding began at once. She was not sure what to think about all of this .She  wanted to give it a chance. She thought that it could be a really good thing. She was close to her Perents.she trusted them. She believed that they had her best interest at heart. She was certain of that. She hoped that they had made a good decision. 

She was told little about her husband to be. She was told that he was a pastor of a church. He was in his mid twenties. She was told that his name was Brad. That was a out it. Her Perents Wanted to her have little Information. That way she could get to know him naturally.

Elizabeth’s family were Christians. They were part of a group that was a little out of the mainstream of Protestant Christianity. . They were part of a branch of penticoastasm called word of faith. It has also been called prosperity gospel. this group has been made popular by Kenneth Hagen,Benny hyin and others. The mane view is that God wants his poeple to be healthy wealthy and wise. If you are not healthy wealthy and wise that you be must be signing. Your sprituel life is based on how prosperous you are. This was not an organized sub denomation.many churches might apply to this group. They went to a church that believed in that view point. 

She was nervous. She was excited too. She did not spend a lot of time thinking about her weeding or mariege,she did not think about it. Now it was not acedemic she was really going to get married. She went to the church and got dressed I. Her weeding dress. It was time. She began to walk to the auditorium. 

She walk down the isle. She saw the man.he had a well groomed beard. He had short brown hair. He was 5.9. she found him to be handsome. She was pleased with his appearance.she did not care a lot about appearance but was happy that he was good looking. It did not really matter but was a plus. She tried to see if she could grasp what he was thinking.she could not. She wished that she was telipathic at least when it came to him. She did not want to read the minds of everyone but wanted to read his mind. That was not possible. 

She smiled at him. He smiled back. He had a warm smile. She was looking forward to actually being able to talk to him. She wanted to be able to interact with them.she wanted to get to know him. She wanted to know who he was. Right now she really did not have a clue who this person was. She wanted to . When she came over to him she offered his hand. He took it. He had warms hands. She squeezed his hand . He squeezed it back.

They went though the vows. At the end the minister pronounced them husband and wife. She Leened In  For the kiss. He kissed her. She found that he was a good kisser. Then the ceremonial part of the wedding was concluded. A reception was to follow the wedding proceeding. He took her hand.

“Hi there. It’s good to finally meet you. I have a voice and face to the name. “She said. ” I know what you mean ! I wondered what you look like. You are very pretty !” He said. He realized that might have been a silly thing to say. She smiled.”thank you. Your quite handsome yourself.”she said. “Thank you!”he said. “It is this to finally meet you!”she said.”I know what you mean. I have so much to tell you. I also have a lot of questions. We will get to  that in due course !” He said. “I know what you mean ! I feel the same way . I have much to tell you. I have a lot of questions.”she said.

Both wanted to be alone together. They wanted to get to know each other. They owed to there family to attend the reception. They would adhere to protocol. They went to the reception area. They would look at each other.she imagined what her life with him would be like. She was not able to get a sense of who he was. He like wise had trouble getting a sense of who she was. It did not feel real yet. After quite a while they said there good byes and were off.they got into the car. 

“Hey you?”she said.”hi Libby hunie I am glad that we can have some alone time.” He said.”  Me too ! Where are we headed?” She asked.”I got a cabin for us. We can do some boating. There is a mini golf course. There is a paint ball place.”he said.”paint ball ooh. I like paint ball. I tend to get carried away.”she said.”duley noted.please don’t go too hard on me!”he said.”no promises but I will try!” She said. They laughed. 

” Do you have any pics of the house?” She asked.”I do.it is a bit modest. ” He said.”is there room for a garden?”she asked.”absolutely! ” He said.”good! I am glad to hear that. “She said. He had old hyms on. She was not a big fan of it.they stoked for gas.”can I take the wheel?”he asked.”sure!”he said. She went Into the driver’s seat. She changed the radio station. She put on a contemporary Christian music station. He was very uncomfortable with the music but did not say anything. 

” So my Perents said you are a pastor?” She asked.”yes I am?” He said.” What kind of church?” She asked.”Baptist why?”he asked.”just curious. ” She said. She never thought that he would be a Baptist minister.She suspected that he was form a traditional Baptist Church. King James Bible,women ware dresses,they sing form hyimbooks and piano and the pastor’s and church members are poor. 

He figured that she would be an independent fundimental Baptist. “What kind of church do you attend?”he asked.” Gadson Christian community Church.” She said.” Oh! ” He said. Gadson was a mega church that believed in a prosperity gospel. The pastor had been a football player who was hired by a religious broadcast comping and decided to start a church. He was well known.For his prosperity gospel and close ties to Todd bentley,Benny him and others linked to property gospel. 

“I was not aware of that. “He said. They both went really quiet. They did not say anything for quite a while. He took the wheel as they got closer. He put a sacred Christian station on. They drove to the cabin..They checked into the room.he did carry her over the threshold but it was not like he planed. She went into the bathroom. She stayed there for a while. Both had no idea what to do. 

End of part one.