June 11, 2013

Little Previews of Heaven

"At last either Betsie or I would open the Bible.  Because only the Hollanders could understand the Dutch text we would translate aloud in German.  And then we would hear the life-giving words passed back along the aisles in French, Polish, Russian, Czech, back into Dutch.  They were little previews of heaven, these evenings beneath the light bulb.  I would think of Haarlem, each substantial church set behind its wrought-iron fence and its barrier of doctrine. And I would know again that in darkness God's truth shines most clear."

"The Hiding Place"  The Triumphant True Story of Corrie ten Boom
Bantam Books 1974
pg. 201

June's Title Swap

Darkness Over Denmark: The Danish Resistance and the Rescue of the Jews - by Ellen Levine
Number of Stars - by Lois Lowry
Forgiving Dr Mengele - Documentary
Whatever Happened to Justice? (An Uncle Eric Book) - Richard J. Maybury