- Vol. 03
- Chapter 04
After church she’ll see to lunch as he finishes cleaning out the barn, where the sounds of clucks and moos have been replaced by the solitary buzz of a fly in the low-hanging heavy heat of a summer afternoon. The bank said they’d be sending someone out around 3 to inspect the property. The front yard’s been mowed and all the dead flowers cleared from what used to be the garden. Old children’s toys and dog bones turned up out of the dry, cracked dirt and it seemed like fifty years were erased just like that. Standing in the kitchen over a pot of beans, watching her husband’s tired descent toward the front door, she remembers the preacher’s words about how God makes everything work out good for those who love him.