To Catch a Glimpse

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Status: Finished  |  Genre: Religion and Spirituality  |  House: Booksie Classic
The final seven year countdown to the end of the age. The New World Order is set up and ready to go. The populace is sufficiently desensitized and ready. Two worlds collide as the world spins out of control.

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Submitted: July 07, 2019

Naked and blind, he came into the world. Just one of four. Nothing special about him. Nothing special about his parents, or the... Read Chapter

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Submitted: July 08, 2019

Pike snuggled against his siblings, not a care in his world yet. In truth, he had no idea how the life cycle worked yet, that he would be... Read Chapter

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The community's neighbors were just as strange, at least to Pike. What they lacked in basic common courtesy, they made up for in the fa... Read Chapter

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Given the differences between the two worlds, it wouldn't be hard to understand why the two eyeballed each other as odd. For the mostly... Read Chapter

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It wasn't that Pike was a rebel. None of the young were. Neither were their parents. Or their parents before them. They didn't have urg... Read Chapter

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  A Red-winged Blackbird has a very short lifespan. In that time they put to use their authority over other fowl, pushing weak... Read Chapter

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"I have been young, and now am old," Fred quoted, nestling the phone between his left ear and shoulder as he spoke to his sister in law... Read Chapter

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Lyla glanced both ways down the one-way street she lived on as she slowly rolled the window open. By the beginning of June it was alrea... Read Chapter

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Hayden rolled his eyes the umpteenth time as Lyla spoke to him. She called out every eye-roll, but it wasn't like he would stop anytime... Read Chapter

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Lucien and his wife could hear their tenant above them, but it didn't bother them. Perhaps, had Lyla asked them, or even Hayden when he... Read Chapter

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Lyla longed for a church. After visiting Mica the previous year and going to each service, twice on Sunday, Wednesday night, Thursday n... Read Chapter

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  Hayden eyeballed the RCMP that crawled around the corner of the one-way street, a bushy brow raising, slowing his own pace t... Read Chapter

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The nip of fall was in the air. Incredibly, the summer weather tended to last longer and longer each year. Some called it Global Warmin... Read Chapter

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And the sixth angel sounded, and I heard a voice from the four horns of the golden altar which is before God,Saying to the sixth angel ... Read Chapter

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    Those that thought that the Middle East troubles , wars and rumors of wars wouldn't affect them were terrible wro... Read Chapter

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  Peace was unattainable. Desired, but not enough. It never had been. It would seem that people would rather die, sacrif... Read Chapter

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  And I will give power unto my two witnesses, and they shall prophesy a thousand two hundred and threescore days, clothed in ... Read Chapter

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"From birth to death," Julieann, the news anchor quipped, her face frozen into a smile. "There are so many conveniences about thi... Read Chapter

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In one quick step, Lyla moved to the side of the self-serve in Walmart. She had called it when they went from "low-tech" to high, adjus... Read Chapter

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  Little by little what little uniqueness the populace had was being squeezed out of them. It was a wonder that mail didn't co... Read Chapter

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  "It says error," Cassandra pointed out for what felt like the millionth time. It wasn't her fault, nor Lyla's that the socia... Read Chapter

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Submitted: July 11, 2019

Lyla wrapped the loose strand of hair that had managed to escape her tightly wadded bun around and around the elastic. She lacked time an... Read Chapter

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Submitted: July 11, 2019

Surreal didn't begin to describe it. If the Lord Himself had not revealed the end of days to the Apostle John, she herself would have bee... Read Chapter

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Lyla breathed a sigh of relief when her old health card was taken by the triage nurse, like it was every other time, glancing over at the... Read Chapter

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  For years, Lyla had faithfully kept tabs on current events and shared them with her sisters. Cassandra was writing, Mika was h... Read Chapter

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Submitted: July 11, 2019

  Lila's heart hammered as she slowly made her way into the kitchen. There was no time to collect anything. She vaguely rememb... Read Chapter

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  Knowing that the door would stick, definitely waking Hayden, Lyla opted for a less desirable choice. If he woke when she ran, ... Read Chapter

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Submitted: July 23, 2019

  For years, especially after meeting Christ, Lyla had cried of loneliness. She could be blamed to an extent, she was fairly con... Read Chapter

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Submitted: July 23, 2019

  "Did you think you could run from the law?", Lyle breathed heavily in Wesley's face, a mixture of Doritos and cucumbers. It wa... Read Chapter

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Submitted: July 23, 2019

  And he had power to give life unto the image of the beast, that the image of the beast should both speak, and cause that as ma... Read Chapter

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Submitted: July 23, 2019

With the way the woods looked that night as the stars shone down, she almost felt like she could learn to love living there forever. Almo... Read Chapter

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Submitted: July 23, 2019

 And because iniquity shall abound, the love of many shall wax cold.   "If you want to get ready, Charlie, I'll take yo... Read Chapter

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Submitted: July 31, 2019

Pike slipped one feather after another through his beak, preening himself, as he always did before settling down for the night. His eyes ... Read Chapter

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Lyla glanced both ways  before crossing over the haphazard trail. To be near a public walking space was nerve-wracking, but it wasn'... Read Chapter

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Lyla crumpled to the ground, exhaustion, fear and hunger consuming her. If she weren't so dehydrated she would have collapsed in a fit of... Read Chapter

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And I heard a great voice out of the temple saying to the seven angels, Go your ways, and pour out the vials of the wrath of God upon the... Read Chapter

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Pike hovered through the branches where Lyla rested. The sound had drawn her. A brook babbled. She'd never been so thirsty. Yet as she dr... Read Chapter

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Lyla hesitantly reached her finger out towards Pike, not really sure what to expect. The very least she could do before succumbing to the... Read Chapter

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Pike trembled against Lyla. Each day a little food was brought for her. Each day he pecked around her for food, showing her, as only a bi... Read Chapter

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  Lyla staggered as she walked, winter was infinitely worse than summer. Virtually no food to be found. The brook provided acces... Read Chapter

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  There were a good four dozen cars parked in the parking lot, Lyla noted as she crept closer. Anyone who had been in view had l... Read Chapter

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  How long O Lord? Lyla was feeling fairly confident. Her heart and blood pressure had returned to normal in the week that p... Read Chapter

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