Monthly Archives: April 2013

Prayer

Did you ever consider what your life would be like if you had no friends? If there was no one you could call when you feel lonely or even just when you want to talk about things that are going … Continue reading

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Learn This

Even at 94, Miss Ollie was vivacious and charming. I loved visiting in her home and never left without learning something new. Miss Ollie had been an educator for well over 60 years and teaching was still very much a … Continue reading

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Give Us This Day

Did you ever wonder about the well-known words written in the Lord’s Prayer “Give us this day our daily bread” (Matthew 6:11)? Why daily? Why couldn’t we ask for weekly, monthly, even yearly? Perhaps because God knows us all too … Continue reading

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Peace

The Hebrew word for peace is shalom. The word means much more than the absence of war and conflict. The basic meaning of shalom is harmony, wholeness, soundness, well-being and success in all areas of life. When Adam and Eve … Continue reading

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Scars In Life

I came across this story written by someone else and felt led to share it. Years ago on a hot summer day in Florida, a little boy went for a swim in the old swimming hole behind his house. In … Continue reading

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Unthinkable

The four year old boy in room 240 whimpered softly when I raised his arm to check his blood pressure.  His skin was pale and cold to the touch.  The child was obviously sick but the doctors had been unable … Continue reading

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Cults

As I helped my friend make her move to California recently, she began to share some things with me that she hadn’t told me before. Like the fact that she became a Christian Scientist at age 9 because her home-life … Continue reading

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Warning Signs

 The sky had been overcast most of the day but now ominous looking dark clouds were rolling in rapidly.  We had spent several hours on the lake fishing and my 3 year old son was tired of being confined in … Continue reading

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But I Know Whom I Have Believed

(This is a re-print from a couple of years ago. A week away and a faulty computer has slowed my progress on a new article for this week. Sorry.) Ever known someone that you thought was the virtual “rock”, only … Continue reading

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Fear Not

Old Moe, as folks called him, took great pleasure in scaring the daylights out of kids.  His chief delight was to raise his ax high in the air and shake it menacingly; all the while scowling and growling like a mad dog.  … Continue reading

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