In honor of its pending release, this week’s sentences come from my latest book, Full of Grace. Available on December 17, the novella covers the pregnancy of Mary. In today’s excerpt, Mary and Joseph are traveling to Bethlehem when Mary realizes she’s in labor. As always, I appreciate your comments and thank you for stopping by my blog.
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Her breath catches in her throat as the realization hits her – the child was coming…now!
No, no, no, she thinks, her hands on the underside of her belly, as if holding him in.
“Mary, what’s wrong?”
The concern in his voice is unmistakable, as is the apprehension in his eyes. Mary doesn’t have to tell him she’s in labor – he sees it; and with a nervous push towards the donkey, he says, “Let’s find a room for you.”