The Cathedral of Monte Cristo (Episode 11)
October 24 Edition
The Cathedral of Monte Cristo
An old woman came running towards them.
The priest was overjoyed to see Telesfora, the widow who had dedicated her life as a volunteer church worker.
"Padre!" she said as she helped him get up. "What happened?"
The priest and his mysterious visitor looked at each other.
"Ah, nothing," replied Padre Amidala. "I'm sorry, I just saw ... a mouse ..." He can't understand why he said that.
"A mouse?!" Telesfora was shocked. "Oh my Lord!" she crossed herself.
"It's alright," assured the priest. "You can go home now." It's as if somebody else was dictating his words. He looked at the intruder.
To Be Continued Next Saturday
November 29, 2014, Saturday
My mind is still on Cooper Foley, the young hero of D.J. MacHale's Morpheus Road: The Black which I just finished reading last night.
Cooper had been lying on his back on his boat, looking up at the stars, like I always do when I'm on the sea floating on the water.
The next thing he knew, he was in his hometown, in daylight. He was overjoyed when he saw his grandfather. Then, with horror, he remembered that his grandfather had died years ago.
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