Darkness at your house. No treats for the kiddies. Toilet-papered trees! Written for Heeding haiku with Chevrefeuille from Mindlovemisery's Menagerie. The prompt is Halloween.
Joy sat drinking the coffee the flight attendant had brought her, trying to think up a new product to tempt people into her bakery. People enjoyed her cupcakes and pastries each morning, with business so good that she was quite often rushed right off her feet. But, she needed something to draw them into the... Continue Reading →
The author of Hebrews recommends laying aside all of the weight, including our sins, that encumber us in the race to eternal life. These actions allow us to demonstrate faith in Jesus Christ, whose birth, death, and resurrection is the basis of our faith in God and our belief in a better home to aspire to, one not made by human hands. Stripping off the weight means letting go of our hurts, heartbreaks, and humiliations; our broken dreams, broken hearts, and broken promises; and our fears, failures, and frustrations. This emotional baggage often hinders our faith, and causes us to doubt the One who paid the ultimate price for our redemption.