A Boy and His Toad.

“He is most happy when he has something living in his hands.” After the little boy discovered his precious toad in the wooded property he gripped it fiercely. A smile of contentment and pride plastered his face. Keeping a cautious eye on his toad when he held it for me to see and, er, share […]

A Last Moment Alone.

This week, a guest post written by Tirsa Mazariegos, a dear friend from Guatemala and a radiant servant of the living God. She was the interpreter and trusted guide for the Corinth Reformed Church (www.corinthtoday.org) mission team last April. Be prepared for the Lord to awaken your soul with her story… Happy Friday everyone! My […]

A Well-Worn Bible. So What?

My oldest son found entertainment during Sunday morning worship by turning the pages of my Bible. I suppose his ritual provided a pleasing alternative to listening to the message. He made a game of hunting for any pages unmarked. He rarely succeeded. “Mom, there’s not one page in here you haven’t marked.” Yes, I do […]

From Ferrari to Food Stamps.

She was a sight to behold, a dream-turned-reality for my husband. A 328, GTS (Gran Turismo Spider) Ferrari featuring a 3.2-litre V8, 4-valve-per-cylinder layout. She boasted the ability to reach a top speed of 166 mph, zero to 60 mph in 5.5 seconds. He chose the color red (Is there seriously any other color?). That racy red […]

Gates and Fences.

         “Seems that the only life I have is inside these gates.” The poor soul. Or maybe not. In this place you can’t enter or exit through the sturdy black iron gate without permission. There are unforgettable consequences awaiting those who try. Aside from hopping over the gate or its adjoining fence, […]

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