Jasmine's Place Issue No. 9 - January/February 2014 - Page 37

Two months later, the question box landed in a dorm two hundred miles away. The day before college graduation she called. I had so many questions of my own I wanted to submit, but instead I left an answer. I gave her my Bible with Proverbs 3:3-5 highlighted. "Mom? I have a question." Bob had to pull over twice just to let me sob from the heartbreak of letting go. By the end of Darcy's third week, she sent a fat envelope full of questions. "Will you start watching channel 13 instead of 8? I'm the new weekend anchor. They plan to move me to an investigative reporter position during the week if I ask enough questions and get to the bottom of every story. You know, I think I can do it." "Will I ever adjust? I feel so alone. " "How will I know when boys are real? They seem so full of it here. " Every week I received an envelope with the return address marked from The Question Box. The day before college graduation she called. "I'm listening.“ "Mom? I have a question. " "I'm listening." "Will you start watching channel 13 instead of 8? I'm the new weekend anchor. They plan to move me to an investigative reporter position during the week if I ask enough questions and get to the bottom of every story. You know, I think I can do it. " Julie Arduini, http://thesurrenderedscribe.blogspot.com/, is devoted to writing for Christ in ways that encourage and inspire. A graduate of the Christian Writer's Guild, her writing resume is on her blog's sidebar. Happily married to Tom, they have two children. I didn't have any question. @2009 by Julie Arduini Article Source: http://www.faithwriters.com CHRISTIAN WRITER Neither did The Question Box. Article URL: http://articles.faithwriters.com/reprint-articledetails.php?id=3785 JASMINE'S PLACE 37