Caught in a Lie

Free Bible Images A married couple named Ananias and Sapphira sold their land. Ananias kept back part of the proceeds and his wife was aware of this. He brought a portion of the money and laid it at the apostles' feet but Peter said to him, "Ananias, why has Satan filled your heart to lie …

Laszlo’s First Date and the Dance Festival

"So, how was your date last night?" Folami asked Laszlo. "What's with you?" "Nothing. I just asked you a question." "It's the way you asked it." "Never mind the way I asked the question, just answer it." "With your attitude, I have a good mind not to answer your question." "What's wrong with my attitude?" …

The Last Days

Photo by Thirdman on Pexels.com "Know this: In the last days perilous times will come.  Men will be lovers of themselves, lovers of money, boastful, proud, blasphemers, disobedient to parents, unthankful, unholy,  without natural affection, trucebreakers, slanderers, unrestrained, fierce, despisers of those who are good,  traitors, reckless, conceited, lovers of pleasures more than lovers of God, having a form …

Money, Money, Money

Photo by Andrea Piacquadio on Pexels.com "For we have brought nothing into the world, so we cannot take anything out of it either.  If we have food and covering, with these we shall be content.  But those who want to get rich fall into temptation and a snare and many foolish and harmful desires which plunge men into ruin and …

Marguerite’s Decision

Marguerite was outside. She couldn't stand to be in the house with Thao's wife any more. The woman was driving her crazy, treating her like she was a servant at her beck and call. She was insufferable and bossy. That morning, she had walked into the living-room while Marguerite was dusting the furniture and said …

In Portland

"Are you cold?" Hank asked Ede. They had just stepped outside of the airport and were going to the pick-up location for a taxicab to take them to his mother's house in Hawthorne. "Not really," she replied as her eyes darted everywhere with excitement. They were finally in Portland after a very long flight. Being …

The Touch

"Wow!" Velma exclaimed when Tadeas walked into her office on Friday morning. "You're looking very corporate today, Mr. Gray. Nice suit." "Thank you. I'm having lunch with my father at his club and they have a dress code there." "I see. And which club is this?" He told her. "Oh. That is an upper class, …

Shaniqua’s Story

I used to be a prostitute.  And then, one night, I met a Catholic priest who changed my life forever. Father Ramirez didn't preach at me like most religious people do.  Instead, he asked me about myself and what got me into prostitution.  He sat and listened as I shared my story and not once …

Farewell, Father Desjardins

She was at the flower shop buying flowers for her grandmother who was celebrating her 70th birthday when she spotted Father Desjardins. He was talking to Mr. Cooper whose farm he had invited her to visit with him and a group of other people. It had been a fun excursion. She had even milked a …

Not So Reserved

He was a really nice man and I liked him a lot but I found him to be too reserved for my taste. My best friend, Shakira teased me and told me that he had a crush on me but I dismissed it, telling her not be ridiculous. I reminded her that he was a …

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