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Vivienne: The Quick-Witted

Vivienne: The Quick-Witted
May 25, 2016 wwsadmin

Vivienne: The Quick-Witted

 

‘Once Vivienne was traveling as a single foreign woman on a rural bus. She heard the passengers around her discussing who she was and what she was carrying in her bag. So she responded, “I have seed in my bag.” “No you don’t,” they said. “It looks like you have books.” So Vivienne took out the books to show the tracts and the Christian literature in Urdu. “See,” she said. “It is seed. These words give life and produce fruit.” She handed out the materials. Different passengers read some of the pieces out loud with others listening and commenting. “This may be seed,” one passenger said to Vivienne. “But it is foreign seed and won’t grow in Pakistani soil.” “Oh no,” said Vivienne. “This seed is Middle Eastern and was prepared for the whole world.”’ (Jim Tebbe)