I looked out the window and saw a robin, and I said aloud, "Hello, fellow earth dweller. Don't you look beautiful with that red breast!" I thought about how gorgeous God made every creation. Then, it hit me: Human beings are beautiful as well. Then, as I walked with Douglas as he played disc golf,... Continue Reading →
The line between love and hate isn't as indistinct as people think. Love builds up; hate tears down. Written for the Weekend Writing prompt from Sammiscribbles for February 23, 2019. Write a flash fiction, poem, or anything you like in only 18 words from the prompt:Indistinct.
Life can get bitter, When hate controls a nation. Sugar of love helps! Written for Ronovanwrites Weekly Haiku Writing Poetry Prompt Challenge #239: Sugar and Bitter. .
In 1997, I visited Europe for the first time, as part of a guided tour that covered eight countries in thirteen days. One place we visited was the Dachau Concentration Camp Memorial Site. I had never seen a concentration camp before. It was so painful to see and learn of the atrocities perpetrated there, to... Continue Reading →
I cannot imagine her pain as she watched her oldest child dying. Truly, as the old apostle, Simeon, had prophesied, it must have felt like a sword was piercing her very soul. In John 19:26-27, John tells us that he was standing at the cross with Jesus' mother, close enough for Jesus to see their... Continue Reading →
I sat across the living room from the older Hindu gentleman. This was while living in Kenya Africa. We had been having an interesting, free-flowing discussion. He had shown himself to be well educated which always enlivens the conversation. At one point, I mentioned how, if you are praying and see a pretty woman and... Continue Reading →