Grandma and the Cake

A little boy is telling his Grandma how “everything” is going wrong. School, family problems, severe health problems, etc. Meanwhile, Grandma is baking a cake....

Brownie Crumbs for God

Mrs. Baughman was my 6th grade Sunday School teacher. One morning, she brought a pan of brownies to our class. As the goodies sat over...

Rose Died Before Blooming

A certain man planted a rose and watered it faithfully, and before it blossomed, he examined it.  He saw the bud that would soon blossom...

Am I my brother’s keeper

A rat looked through a crack in the wall to see the farmer and his wife opening a package. What food might it contain? He...

The River

Walking through the forest, a seasoned hiker came upon a broad, slowly moving river. He stopped to gaze over the waters, appreciating the beauty, when...

Healed and Whole

One day I dug a little hole, and put my hurt inside I thought that I could just forget I’d put it there to hide....

The Awakening

A time comes in your life when you finally get it…when, in the midst of all your fears and insanity, you stop dead in your...

Burden

“Why was my burden so heavy?” I slammed the bedroom door and leaned against it. Is there no rest from this life? I wondered. I...