DOZ Issue 35 September 2018 - Page 32

“ her now. With misty eyes she Blessed are the people who know the joyful watched them play. sound! They walk, O Lord, in the light of Your Sudden ly not hing countenance. seemed more important than being a mother. She whispered. “Thank you, Lord, for the music in from their chairs and out the door with Rufus the noise of three little boys and a dog.” barking after them. Linda watched them, one-by-one, spring off the porch steps and onto the grass as the screen door slapped shut. She sighed. Peace at last. Later that afternoon Linda sat at her desk and gazed out the window. Her sons, drenched with sweat, roared with laughter as the dog chased them across the green grass. Hollers and shouts, grunts and barks, those sounds somehow sounded different to « 32 DOZ Magazine September 2018 Blessed are the people who know the joyful sound! They walk, O Lord, in the light of Your countenance. In your name, they rejoice all day long, And in your righteousness they are exalted. Psalm 89: 15&16 NKJV