A Dramatic and Tragic Turn…

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At this moment, he wanted to express to her, without words, the way their lives were enmeshed, intricately tied together. He wanted her to feel his heartbeat pulsating through his hand and into hers to form a unified, congruous rhythm. He squeezed ever so slightly and looked at her only to find her smiling back at him with a thin ray of light in her eye that suggested an appreciative cognizance of the symbiotic relationship that had developed between them. For a moment, the whole world around them dissolved into nothingness and all that was left was the two of them, the center and composition of their own universe.
And then the entire world around them reemerged and came crashing down upon them.

2 comments on “A Dramatic and Tragic Turn…

  1. This excerpt is the turning point of the entire novel, represented, in large part, by the turn in the final sentence, “And then the entire world around them reemerged and came crashing down upon them.”
    Jacob has come to embrace life, to accept faith and open himself to both the joys and pain that life may bring. His greatest tragedy, however, is about to befall him. What will happen to Jacob? How will he respond? Hopefully, these excerpts from Waiting for Today have already given some insight into where the story is headed and the interest in the characters to want to know more.

  2. This excerpt is the turning point of the entire novel, represented, in large part, by the turn in the final sentence, “And then the entire world around them reemerged and came crashing down upon them.”
    Jacob has come to embrace life, to accept faith and open himself to both the joys and pain that life may bring. His greatest tragedy, however, is about to befall him. What will happen to Jacob? How will he respond? Hopefully, these excerpts from Waiting for Today have already given some insight into where the story is headed and the interest in the characters to want to know more.

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