Elijah Flees

After the showdown and his victory on Mount Carmel, the prophet Elijah fled for his life after receiving a threat from Jezebel, vowing, "So let the gods do to me, and more also, if I do not make your life as the life of one of them by tomorrow about this time." Her husband, king …

Survived to be Sold

Viewbug Image It was suffocating, dark and crammed with shackled slaves.  There were no toilets in the catacombs where they were kept before being taken to the auction block to be inspected and sold.  She was one of the lucky ones who had survived the long and harrowing journey across the sea to Zanzibar. The …

God Will Carry You

And I will still be carrying you when you are old. Your hair will turn gray, and I will still carry you. I made you, and I will carry you to safety - Isaiah 46:4, ERV  How comforting and encouraging it is to know that God will still carry us when we are old. No matter …

Afiya’s Story

I'm a Somalian student who met and fell in love with an older Lebanese man. I met him through a mutual friend during Ramadan. I was immediately attracted to him and I could tell that he was attracted to me too but the friend who introduced us warned me not to get my hopes up. …

The Midnight Visitor

And He said to them, “Which of you shall have a friend, and go to him at midnight and say to him, ‘Friend, lend me three loaves;  for a friend of mine has come to me on his journey, and I have nothing to set before him’;  and he will answer from within and say, ‘Do not trouble …

The Believer’s Walk/Journey #writephoto

The believer’s walk is not an easy journey.  It is fraught with fear, questions, doubts, trials, opposition and distractions.  Coming out of spiritual darkness and into God’s light takes faith, courage and determination, especially when it means forsaking old habits, lifestyles and in some cases relationships.  One has to consider what they are giving up …

Escape/Shadows #writephoto

It was like a prison.  This institution or fortress with its many gates.  Were they keeping people out or people in?  She stood in the shadows, watching and waiting, hoping to one day, slip through those gates and disappear.  What would she be leaving behind?  Only misery and intolerable conditions.  She hated it.  How she …

Well Worth It/Watcher #writephoto

I stand here, in the mist, waiting.  Waiting for you.  Every year, I come to the spot where we last parted company and where you promised me that you would be upon your return after the journey which called you away suddenly.   You stood before me, your eyes holding mine captive as you professed your …

Friends

They started out as friends. Talked for hours on the phone. Went out for pizza or to the movies when they didn't have any other plans.  Some Saturday nights they would order in spicy Thai food while watching classic or foreign movies.   They didn't know exactly when their feelings for each other began to change. …

Journey into Another World

Deliver me in Your righteousness, and cause me to escape; Incline Your ear to me, and save me - Psalm 71:2 I invite you to take a journey through remote tribal villages in India where you will meet oppressed women.  Women who live behind a "Veil of Tears".  As you watch this movie shot on location across …

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