Happier Days

It was late summer and for their second date, he took her to the street food festival.  Holding hands, they squeezed through the crowd.  “Lana, what would you like to try?” “The Greek Jewish food.” They barely finished eating the food when it began to rain.  Fortunately, he lived close by.  As soon as they… Read More Happier Days

Our Strength

Blessed is the man whose strength is in You, Whose heart is set on pilgrimage.  As they pass through the Valley of Baca, They make it a spring; The rain also covers it with pools. They go from strength to strength; Each one appears before God in Zion (Psalm 84:5-7, NKJV). Our strength lies in the power of God’s Word and His Spirit. Our strength is in… Read More Our Strength


Where was he?  She pressed against the window, trying to see through the heavy downpour.  It would be dark soon.  He said that he would have been there forty minutes ago.  It wasn’t like him to be late like this.  She tried calling his cell again but there wasn’t any answer.  She tried his home,… Read More Late

Stolen Water

Stolen water is sweet, And bread eaten in secret is pleasant – Proverbs 9:17 We met at a bar one rainy Saturday evening.  It wasn’t the sort of night or place you would expect to meet someone like her.  I was in Chicago on business.  After having dinner at the hotel, I decided to go for a walk in spite… Read More Stolen Water