Waiting For The Truth Is Always Better Than Spreading A Lie

1Corinthians 4:5

Out the window she fell. Thankfully, it was only a few feet from the ground, but it still must have hurt. John couldn’t believe what he was seeing. The couple next door was at it again. Though they did a pretty good job of hiding their marital problems, it looked like things had finally gotten out of control. Never did he imagine it would come to this. The husband had literally pushed his wife out… Read More

Bombs, Blessings, And Remembering To Give Thanks

2 Corinthians 9:11

The earth shook as another round of explosions sought to hold them back. That, however, wasn’t about to happen. They were Marines. Unfortunately, even if they had wanted to turn back, leaving was no longer an option. The naval ship that had dropped them off had pulled away due to a surprise attack from seven Japanese warships. The result, the Marines were stranded and without their supplies. The year was 1942 and the place, Guadalcanal.… Read More

Long Flights and Thankful Reminders

Psalm 100:4

When I saw them coming, part of me considered tactfully moving. Though one of the children reminded me of my cute grandson, I was exhausted and not sure I was up for all the activity. With just one more flight in front of me, I breathed deep, smiled big and did what I could to welcome them into the section of vacant seats where I was waiting.

Long Drives, Plants, and Remembering Life’s Important Stuff

Psalm 92:13

Lake City Florida. Nowadays it’s where my dad lives. After suffering a massive stroke some twelve years ago, he eventually landed there in the V.A. nursing home. Every couple of weeks my mom and I load up the van and head that way to take him out to lunch. His being there has been a bitter sweet thing.

Sharing A Blanket Of Love

Matthew 5:7

“No,” cried the young Eskimo boy. “Don’t go Grandpa, I’ll take care of you,” he said as he wrapped his small arms tightly around Grandpa’s waist. “It will be alright Kaya,” the grandfather replied; it’s my time.” “No,” Kaya wailed, “I won’t let you go.”