She explains, “A Second Blessing is more than just doing right. It’s the knowledge that you are pure. It’s not thinking of yourself better than others, though you are, or showing it, though you do, since it’s as natural as breathing. A Second Blessing is a gift shared with prophets of old and yet to come. It’s not just having my name written in the Book of Life, but engraved.”
Mildred knows this year’s revival will be a disaster. Francis Paul Day, an ex-junkie, is the speaker.
“That heathen! Not only does he have the same christened name as my dear beloved son killed in Vietnam, but he’s obsessed with my granddaughter!”
Keeping them apart reveals a secret Mildred struggles to forget.