Previously on panic attack
Jack the son of a pastor meets a young lady with a tragic past. At first she and her family are reluctent to accept him. After a time Kristin is wiling to pursue a relationship with her . she and her fanily put some stipulation on it.
Jack was eating breakfast with his family. “So. Your mom and i were talking. We would like to get to know Kristin more. ” his pastor commented.
“We would like to have her over for supper. We were wondering if she could come tomorow night. ” his mom said. “I will invite her.” jack told his mom.
He figured that she would be open to coming over to dinner at some point. He had no idea of she would want to come over this soon. He was almost afraid to ask her. He was not sure how his parents would feel if she declined or wanted a rain check. He decided not to create a crises before it happened.
Jack got ready for his day. Then he dialed her number. “Hi krissy. ” jack said. ” hi jack. How are you?” she asked. ” good. How are you?” she asked. “Doing good. Kris my parents were wondering if you could come over for dinner tomorrow. ” he asked you.
“Tomorow?” she asked. “Yes. Is this too little prior nottice?” he asked. “No . yea i can come tomorow. “She said.”awesome! I will let mom know. ” he said. “Thank them for inviting me. ” she said.” i will do that. ” he said.
“I have to admit that i am really nervous. ” she admited. “I gathered that. It will be fine. They really like you. Mom and dad are realy great. You have nothing to wory about. I know it is going to go great. ” he assured her.
“I do want to go. I. Just really nervous about it. I am just worried i will make a bad impresson. What if They dont think i am good enough of there little boy?” she remarked. “Now you know how i feel. I was so nervous when i came to diner at your house. ” he said.
“I am not really good at this stuff. ” she said. “It is really low pressure i promise. Just relax. It will be ok. ” he said. “It is a good thing i love you and your cute!” she said. “You think im cute?” he asked. “Dont let it go to your head. Your not that cute?” she said laughing. He laughed.
“It really will be ok. ” he assured her. ” yea i know. Ok i trust you. ” she said.”good. I am really excited about this. I think it is going to be great. I really do. ” he said. “Ok. I hope your right. ” she said.
After she hung up, she went downstairs. “Are you ok kris?” ashly asked. “Yea. Jack’s perrents invited me to dinner tomorrow. ” she said. “Are you going to go?” her mom asked. “I agreed to go. I hope i dont regret it. ” kristin said. “You seam realy nervous. ” her mom said. “I guess i am. What if i say something stupid?” she asked.
“Well jack had to come to dinner with us. Its only fair that you have to go to dinner with them. ” her mom said. “I know. I am not really a good at this. ” kris said. “You will do fine.they already like you. You have there permission to date him. ” her mom said. “I realy want them to be my in laws someday. If i mess this up that might not happen. ” she said. “Dont worry about it. Just relax. You will do fine. “Ashly said.
Friday night came. It got close to being the time to go to the rayburn’s.she decided to wate a pink sweater with a gray skirt. She wore black shoes. She braded her hair. She went downstairs. “Do i look ok?” she asked. “You look great. ” ashly asked.”you sure? ” she asked. “You look fine kris!” her mom said.
She took a deep breath. She huged her mom and sister. She went to her car. She got in. She drove to the home of the rayburns.
The jeep she drove pulled up at the home of the pastor and his family. She hoped she had a few secconds to take a deep breath. She was sighted. Jack watched for him at the window. He walked out of the home.
He walked over to her. He smiled and she smiled back. “You look realy nice tonight. ” he said. “Thank you. ” she said. He hugged her. They walked inside.
“Hi kristin. ” mrs rayburn said. “Thank you for inviting me. ” kristin told them. “Our plesure. We have wanted to have you over for a while now. “Pastor rayburn said. “I asked jack if you had any alergies or was vegiterian or anything like that. ” his mom said.”i dont have any algeries. I am not picky at al. “Kristin said. ” i did not think so. ” mrs. Rayburn said.
The rayburns had five children aside from jack. Jack was the oldest at age 24 and the youngest was a year old. Kristin was seated next to jack and his sister kate. They serrved lasagna whitch she loved.
“So i hope Timothy and rachele are minding you well during there piano lessons?” mrs rayburn said.”they are doing very well. I am happy to them. I cant wait to start teaching anna. Someday little merissa. ” kristin said.
“Mayby you can teach jack to play the piano. ” his brother Philip suggested. “Yea. You dont want that. I think the two piano teachers decided to retire after trying to teach me. “Jack said. “He is the only rayburn in the family that does not play an instrament. ” kate said. “Aside from myself. ” pastor rayburn said.
” everyone has unique abilities. Not everyone has to play a musical instrament. ” kristin said. “I can play the radio. ” jack said. “I am an avid radio player. ” pastor rayburn said. The family laughed.
“My poor family has heard my corny jokes alot. It is nice to meet someobe who has bot heard them. ” pastor rayburn said. ” you dont have to tell them all at once. ” mrs rayburn said.they all laughed.
” “so how do you like our church?” kate asked. “I really like it. Our whole family does. Everyone has been really great. ” Kristin said. “We enjoy your whole family. Your family has been a great adition to the family. “Pastor rayburn said. “Thank you. ” kristin said.
“We try to have a family atmosphere at church. ” mrs. Rayburn said. “You really do. We apreciate how everyone went out of there way to make us feel welcomed. “Kristin said.
The night was going well. Kristin enjoyed being with jack’s family. ” so has dad checked your doctrinal satement?” Philip asked. “No i dont think that i dissagre on doctrine. I read from king james bible,only wear dreses or skirts. I dont subscribe to penticostal or reformed theology. I am not neo evengelical and believe in separated from rommon catholism. ” Kristin said. “He is kidding with you. ” kate said. She laughed.
“You dont listen to klove do you?” phil asked. Oh no she thought. She does listen to klove. She squeeze jack’s hand. ” you will have to excuse Phil. He is stil young and does not always know when things are appropriate. ” jack said.
Then jack changd the conversation. As they had desert she forget to take her anti dipresents.”oh no?” she thought. She left it at home.she started to panic. She got qiet.
After a while, he went after to her. ” hunnie? Are you ok?” jack asked. ” i forgot to take my antidipresent. ” she said. “Are you ok? ” jack asked. “I think so. ” she said.
After spending time with the family they went to the steps. ” im sory i listen to k love. I know i probably should not. Thank you for helping me out. ” she said. ” no problem. What are boyfriends for?” he asked. ” i hate that you have to cover for me! ” she said.
“Its fine. ” he said. ” i should realy get back” she said. “You dont have.. oh ok.”he said. He remembered there rule. She went inside and thanked them for there hospitility. They thanked her for coming. He walked her to her car.
His patents did not know anything was ary. ” you two make a cute couple.”mrs. Rayburn said. “I think so.” jack said. “You really like her?” his dad asked. “I do. ” he said.
Later that night she called. “Sory i left abruptly. “She said. “Its fine. ” he said.”are you sure? ” she asked. “Yes i am sure. ” he said.
To be continued.