Cell Wrap

Photo by Roger Bultot Charlotte bristled when she walked into the living-room and saw her fiancé, Avery taking selfies.  Seriously, Dude?  She’d a good mind to chuck his phone.  He spent more time with it than with her.  She had herself to blame, though because she’d encouraged him to get the darn thing. He turned …

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. …

Prayer Partner

She had been looking for a prayer partner for a long time but whenever she thought of someone and called her, it wasn't a good time for the person or she wasn't interested. The past year had been hard. Her marriage of fifteen years ended in divorce. They had gone for counseling but he decided …

Keep the Spark Alive

Remember those times when you and he were dating how you used to be on the phone for hours?  You never seemed to run out of conversation.  There were no awkward moments.   The conversation just flowed.  And when you were together, the time just seemed to fly because you were having so much fun? …

Faith that Works

James 2:14-17 If a church member were to come to you for help, what would you do?  Would you say to him or her, "Don't worry, God will provide"?  What if God sent that person to you? James is telling us that when people come to us for help, we ought to do what we …

Precious Lord

Today I learned who wrote the beautiful hymn, Precious Lord, the one we hear playing in the background when we see images of starving children in poverty stricken countries.  Here is the story of how this hymn was born:  Back in 1932, I was a fairly new husband. My wife, Nettie and I were living …

Stress

What is stress?  For some it is trying to prioritise the many projects they have undertaken and making decisions.  For others it is moving to another apartment; raising a family; going for a job interview; meeting their future in-laws.  Stress is knowing that the deadline for an article is fast approaching and you just can’t …

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