Shepherds of Bethlehem
by Norbert Mercado
As the young couple talked in the early evening, they heard a cry from a sheep.
Abner immediately took his rod and staff, for he knew that their flocks were most likely being attacked by either wolves or lions.
Abigail took her rod and staff, too, to help her husband.
“No. Just call father. Tell him to follow and help me. Stay with mother. We can take care of this,” Abner told his wife.