The Real One

randytramp By randytramp, 20th Oct 2014 | Follow this author | RSS Feed
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It's not what goes inside a person that defiles him; it's what comes out.

The Real One

An acid smell of putrid coal lingers in the air and inflames her throat and nostrils, stinging her eyes. Handkerchief over her mouth and nose, she walks through the thick blanketing haze, discarding her 3rd cigarette for the morning on the cement, leaving the smolder unseen by those uncaring individuals. The great smog of London in 1952 seeped into the lungs and extinguished the lives of over 12,000 people.
Grateful for her last step, Sharon finally reaches her one bedroom apartment, but even as she opens the door the smog seems to invade her room in an haze, dark and sinister cloud. A report like gun fire sounds as a train passes near by and spills the alcohol she is pouring into a glass.She feels like a bird in a oil spill unable to save herself from her destructive life style.
She sees the small Bible on her desk given to her by a friend. She slowly opens it expecting words of correction to leap off the page and slam her against the wall. Instead Jesus stands in front of her and with precious moments eyes, looking deep within her soul. He bypasses the smell of alcohol breath and speaks to her inner being. No Judgment.
She covers her emotional and physical abuse scares. He gently takes her hands and moves it away from the pain. She allows His light to shine in the agony of her distress. She hugs the Bible attempting to become one with it.

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Randy Tramp, Free Lance Writer,Newspaper Correspondent, Parent of 11 children (8 adopted), Traveled around the globe in the Navy, Safari in Africa, Worked at a Federal Prison

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author avatar viewgreen
20th Oct 2014 (#)

Great story about one of a life style in 1952 past away... Interesting article. Thank you for sharing this information.

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author avatar madathil mhanian
21st Oct 2014 (#)

WELL DONE! randytramp,
i have read once that "reading only provides us with the materials, it is the thinking that makes what we read to noble deeds" congrats once again. keep writing.

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author avatar khushal
21st Oct 2014 (#)

nice sharing

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author avatar tafmona
21st Oct 2014 (#)

keep up the good and unique writing

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author avatar Mutimut
22nd Oct 2014 (#)

wonderful article. thanks for sharing this information.

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author avatar Joyce Singha
5th Nov 2014 (#)

Your fiction points to powerful story telling. Very strengthening.

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author avatar randytramp
6th Nov 2014 (#)

Thanks Joyce

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