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GREAT EXPECTATIONS

One of the dramas Steve Pederson mentions in his interview is this one dealing with unanswered prayer. This script, written by Sharon Sherbondy, is reprinted by permission from Sunday Morning Live, Vol. 2 (Zondervan, 1992).

Setting: Two women, Kathy and Deb, sitting on a living room couch. Kathy is opening a gift.

Kathy: Oh Deb, our first gift. This is so nice of you.

Deb: Hey, it's the least I can do.

Kathy: (holding up a Chicago Bears outfit for a baby) Oh, look at this. It's adorable.

Deb: I fell in love with it the moment I saw it.

Kathy: Can you believe that anything is this small? I just hope I know what to do with it once I get it.

Deb: It?

Kathy: It seems like a lifetime. Now after all we've been through, our prayers are finally answered.

Deb: If it had been me I would have given up a long time ago.

Kathy: Listen, there were plenty of low moments, plenty of doubts. But, I just had to force myself to keep thinking "someday … "

Deb: And that "someday" is here. Oh, Kathy, I'm so happy ...

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