Blessed Are Those Who Hunger…

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“You just don’t get it, do you?” she snapped at him as he gaped at her, dumbfounded. “I don’t want to be on your nightly news program and I’m not interested in having my picture taken.”

“But, if you allow us to feature you on our  program, it could really help your cause,” he urged, smoothly.

“Listen,” she replied, searching his eyes as she continued, “one thing I’m certain of is that you can’t help me, because what I hunger for is to see the men, women and children that I minister to, have a personal relationship with Jesus, so that He can set them free from the bonds of addiction, abuse, fear and ignorance. I want to feed their spirits as well as their bellies.”

© 2014
Cheryl A. Showers

“Blessed are those who hunger and thirst for righteousness, for they shall be satisfied.”
~ Matthew 5:6  NASB ~


Lillie McFerrin

This was written in response to Lillie McFerrin’s Five Sentence Fiction challenge. This week’s word was hunger. To read more responses to the prompt, or to join in, just click the link above and visit her page. God bless you!


7 responses to “Blessed Are Those Who Hunger…

    • Thanks for reading and commenting, Ann. I did read yours, and it was very touching. It was as though we were both hearing the same voice, don’t you think?

      God bless you,

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