After the Rain

Ronan stood at his bedroom, looking out. It was hard to tell there had been a thunderstorm if it weren't for the wet spots here and there. The sun was shining, giving the place a clean and pristine feel. The day promised to be a beautiful one. He hadn't slept well, though and felt tired …

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Out of the Bag

He hated cats, especially this one hiding among his books.  Millicent adopted it because she felt sorry for it.  She liked to rescue things and help people.  She was so good, it nauseated him.  Everyone said that he was lucky to have such a devoted wife but he didn’t think so.  If it weren’t for …

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Karine Asks About Michelle

It was Monday morning and he was waiting in the lounge for the company car. He he had decided last night that he was ready to buy a car so he was on his cell, looking at the different cars at the same dealership where Mr. Chang had bought his. He was confident that he …

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What God Desires

“For this is good and acceptable in the sight of God our Savior, who desires all men to be saved and to come to the knowledge of the truth” (1 Timothy 2:3, 4, NKJV). What is God's greatest desire? It is that all men be saved. That is why He sent His Son, Jesus into the world, …

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Abandoned

In the early hours of The morning, outside of A hospital in the city of Bharatpur in Rajasthan A newborn baby girl was Discovered.   Her umbilical cord still intact She had been there All night as a light rain that fell Her only cover an old pink shawl. She was abandoned. Why?  She is a …

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Harriet Tubman

Harriet Tubman was an escaped slave who became a leading abolitionist.  She led hundreds of slaves to freedom on the Underground Railroad. Notes to Women salute this brave woman who suffered hardship and physical violence. When she crossed into the free state of Pennsylvania, she was overwhelmed with relief and awe.  Of this experience, she …

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GoodWeave

Childhood means simplicity. Look at the world with the child's eye - it is very beautiful - Kailash Satyarthi I was doing research on child labor in South Asia and came across a website for an organization called, GoodWeave.  "GoodWeave aims to stop child labor in the carpet industry and to replicate its market-based approach …

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Daya’s Timeline

When my father and my mother forsake me, then the LORD will take me up - Psalm 27:10 Daya was like an orphan even though her parents were not dead.  They abandoned her and if it weren't for her grandmother, she would have been completely alone.  Family life was terrible for her.  Her father beat …

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Missing Children

Lord, how long will You look on? Rescue me from their destructions, My precious life from the lions - Psalm 35:17. There's nothing worse than when a child goes missing.  All sorts of horrible thoughts go through our minds and we fear the worst.  When I read about Nadish, my heart went out to his mother. His attitude …

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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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