Parable of the Promise

Parable of the Promise

by Lowell Uda
     
 
A childless couple, the Man of the Forest and the Woman of the Forest, spend many happy years caring for God's creation but nurture one sadness in their life together. God makes them a promise: ''Some day you will care not only for the trees, waterways and creatures of the forest, but also for your own children.'' But the years go by and the old couple remain

Overview

A childless couple, the Man of the Forest and the Woman of the Forest, spend many happy years caring for God's creation but nurture one sadness in their life together. God makes them a promise: ''Some day you will care not only for the trees, waterways and creatures of the forest, but also for your own children.'' But the years go by and the old couple remain barren.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
2940045131872
Publisher:
Rice Universe Publishing
Publication date:
11/28/2012
Sold by:
Smashwords
Format:
NOOK Book
File size:
215 KB

Meet the Author

A graduate of the Iowa Writers’ Workshop, I have taught English at the U. of Hawaii and the U. of Montana, and worked in Montana state government. After that I became a United Methodist minister, pastoring churches in Colorado and Montana. My short story, “The Cherry Tree,” won first prize in the 2011 Common Review Short Story Prize contest. Stories, poems, and creative nonfiction of mine have appeared in literary and other magazines, including The North American Review, the Hawaii Review, the Chariton Review, and, most recently, A River and Sound Review, Written River, The Whirlwind Review, 5x5, Assisi, In Our Own Voice, Divide: Journal of Literature, Arts and Ideas, Poems Across the Big Sky, Moonrabbit Review, and The Other Side.Sincerely yours,

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