Into the Light
As soon as I emerged, I looked around for Jess. He smiled, and I rushed toward him.
“You did it!” Jess said.
“Because of you.”
“No. It was your decision to accept God into your heart.”
I closed my eyes and leaned against his chest. “Sorry, sorry. I’m getting you all wet.”
“That’s okay,” Jess said, wrapping his arms around my shoulders.
I cried as the baptism continued behind us. My new community accepted me and now, they continued to hold candles to guide us into the light. I have everything I need, a new beginning and a loving boyfriend.
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