Honeymoon in Praiano

They were in beautiful and romantic Praiano. After their wedding which was a small and intimate affair--a church service followed by a sumptuous lunch at their favorite restaurant, they went to his place where they spent the rest of the afternoon until it was time to head up to the airport for their flight to …

Serpents, Accusations & Salvation

They were hanging out in front of the hotel where they were staying after returning from sightseeing and having lunch when Dushan asked her, "Do you have anything against Jews?" Surprised by his question, she replied, "No. Why would I?" "You're a Christian, right?" "Yes." "I've heard of some Christians who have a problem with …

Sin is Sin

“O God, you take no pleasure in wickedness; you cannot tolerate the slightest sin” (Psalm 5:4) How many times have you heard someone say, “Oh, God won’t mind. It’s just a little sin.” People feel that as long as they don’t commit the big sins like murder, adultery or stealing, it is okay. God cannot …

Stella’s Secret

Something was afoot with Stella. Inquiring minds wanted to know what it was. Her friends, colleagues and family were all obsessed with spilling Stella, that is finding out what her secret was and spilling it. Was her secret to do with money, her career, her health, her love life? As far as they knew, she …

Veronica Goes to the Farm

"What are you doing here, Veronica?" She tried not to be distracted by his jean clad, half-naked body. "Did you put on any sunscreen or sunblock?" she asked. His expression darkened. "Never mind that," he snapped. "What are you doing here?" "I wanted to help." "Take a look around. How are you going to help?" …

Fight the Stigma

When we told our families that my husband, Josh had been diagnosed with bi-polar, his father’s reaction was to blame his wife.  “It’s your fault that he’s mad.  Your sister, Violet and your grand-mother were both mental cases.  These things were kept from me when we were courting.  If I had known that there was …

My Reality

I see the fear on her face as we walk towards each other.  It’s broad daylight.  I’m just walking down the sidewalk, minding my own business but she looks at me as if I was going to attack her at any minute.  She walks faster and clutches her handbag tightly.  Maybe she thinks I’m going …

The Unknown God

“Men of Athens, I perceive that in all things you are very religious;  for as I was passing through and considering the objects of your worship, I even found an altar with this inscription:  TO THE UNKNOWN GOD..." - Acts 17:22, 23 One of my favorite sermons of the apostle Paul's was the one he …

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