She cited her mother saying. ‘Becky, put your cell phone away and listen to the Rabbi. You are disrespectful to God.’
She remembered rolling her eyes and continued to browse her social media accounts. Thoughts of the Messiah hypnotized her mind while in a dream world. The dreams twisted and turned, then she reflected and remembered; a mysterious man turned up after the seven-year peace treaty signings and declared himself the long-awaited Messiah. His life parallels Jesus’s way of life in every way, his demeanor insensitive. Rabbis around the globe ecstatic when the Messiah arrived. Peace and safety came to the Middle East. Millions of Jews made Aliyah to Jerusalem. The man proclaimed a recent law that ethnic Jews make Aliyah to the homeland. He promised to finance the trips to Jerusalem.
A clang in the distance caused her to jerk and sit up straight; she felt her timepiece and pressed it. The clock on the wall said 7:00 a.m., not Wednesday, but Friday. She squinted her eyes as she noticed Nina busy with messages. And wondered what happened? And why Nina’s delay in waking her for work?
Her head and arm throbbed with agonizing pain; she was in big trouble. Did someone issue a death threat to her life? She scanned the room. Everything looked the same. Then she saw it. A camera device affixed to her ceiling. Geez, she needed to contact the office and let them know her whereabouts.
“Nina, please call my work.”
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