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Speaking Truth In The Dark {How to Pray Through the Fear}

I’m worried about Billy and I wouldn’t want to leave him behind. It’s ten o’clock at night and I’m changing bedsheets. I’d forgotten earlier. I’ve been distracted, looking at my computer screen changing words around, editing, writing this story of mine. I never made it down to his room to put new sheets on his bed. What are you talking about? I ask, as I pile the menagerie of stuffed animals from his bed to the floor, pull off the comforter, unwrap the corners of the sheets from the mattress. Billy, the frog. If we have a fire. I don’t want to leave him behind. The most important thing if there’s a fire is to get out, I say looking at his face. There is worry in his eyes. Well, Mrs. Miller said we shouldn’t take the time to get any pets out. And Zuzu and Clarence can run out, but Billy’s in the tertarium. He always says it wrong. Are you talking about fire safety at school? I ask. Yeah, and I was thinking, we …