Every Thursday, Ivy graciously hosts the Six Sentence Stories link up. This week's cue: Spirit. Like many (though not all) of the stories I write, this one is true:
The thought--"Your baby could be born today"--popped into her mind so suddenly and unexpectedly that Easter morn, she knew it was the Holy Spirit who interrupted her concentration on the Sunday sermon. She smiled with anticipation and tucked the premonition away.
Two months later, the phone rang.
"A premature baby girl will be ready to leave the hospital in the next few weeks, and needs a foster family."
As the social worker shared details about this tiny baby, a quick consultation with the calendar confirmed that the infant was born on Easter Sunday.
"Yes, of course we will take her."