The Wedding, Part One

iStock Image "I can't believe that the wedding is just two weeks away," Mrs. Agrawal said to her daughter, Rahina. "Yes." "Are you excited?" Rahina nodded. "Yes, I'm excited and nervous too." "I suppose it's natural for you to be a little nervous. I expect Nal is nervous too." "I can't imagine that. He's always …

A Wandering Mind

"How long Pastor's prayer is this morning," I muse.  My mind turns to our need for salvation and the price Jesus paid for it.  Words form and with zest, I scribble Jesus Paid it All on the flyleaf of my hymnbook. 41 Words Image from Soundcloud.com This post is based on Elvina Hall who, one …

A New Lease on Life

Some years ago, I was down in the dumps because I found out that my girlfriend, Rachel was cheating on me. I was hurt and livid. After I tore into her, I left her flat and drove for how long, I don't remember. I was tempted to go to a bar and get plastered but …

Laird Shares His Concerns

"So, you finally met my parents," Martina said. Last night she and Laird had dinner with her parents and it had been a blast. "Yes. I was nervous at first but they made me feel so welcome. They are two of the warmest people I've ever met." "Yes, they are. They were quite taken with …

Walking in God’s Truth

Vindicate me, O Lord, For I have walked in my integrity. I have also trusted in the Lord;I shall not slip. Examine me, O Lord, and prove me; Try my mind and my heart. For Your lovingkindness is before my eyes, And I have walked in Your truth - Psalm 26:1-3, NKJV When we walk in God's Truth, we will never stumble. Our steps …

Laird Visits His Father

"Tell me what you think of this opening line for my book, Time stole his most prized possession--his mind." Mr. Pendlebury asked Laird. They were in his study. Laird had called him the night before to tell him he wanted to see him. "Sounds good but I thought you were writing a book about genuine …

A Fitting Farewell

Father Kiesler stood there watching as the church sanctuary quickly filled up. It seemed like the entire community was there to pay their respects to Father Schmidt who had suffered a heart attack a few days ago and died. It was Sister Augustin who found him slumped over his desk in the office. She had …

Comforting Others

Blessed be God, the Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, the Father of mercies, and the God of all comfort, who comforts us in all our tribulation, that we may be able to comfort those who are in any trouble by the comfort with which we ourselves are comforted by God – 2 Corinthians 1:3, …

Coriander

And the house of Israel called its name Manna. And it was like white coriander seed, and the taste of it was like wafers made with honey - Exodus 16:31 It's interesting that Manna, the bread which the Lord gave the Israelites to eat was similar to the coriander seed. We know that coriander seed isn't white but the Manna was like white coriander seed. …

Coco

We met at a mutual friend's party. As soon as I walked into the room, I spotted her. She was easily the most beautiful girl in the entire room. She was flirting with a man who looked old enough to be her father but when she saw me, she ditched the poor sod and made …

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