Eastern Lightning Is My Salvation

Eastern Lightning Walking in God's Ways


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With the Grace of God I Found a True Home

By Xiaolin, United States

        I Hate Dad—He Ruined Our FamilyChrist, knowing God, salvation, God’s words, the truth,

       Crash … Bang …

    “Dammit, say that one more time and I’ll make you sorry! …”

    The clamor of fighting broke through the peaceful silence of the night, startling my sister and I awake. We realized our parents were fighting again. Since our mom found out that our dad was seeing another woman, she smiled less, and at any mention of him her eyes filled with discontent and sorrow. From then on they never stopped fighting—I couldn’t even remember how many times they had argued. When my sister and I ran into their room crying, we just saw dad reaching out to hit mom. Crying, I dragged at dad’s arm as hard as I could, but he was too strong and I couldn’t hold him back. That night, he broke two of her ribs. She couldn’t withstand such a life of suffering any longer, so after she healed she left home and got a job in another area. Continue reading