Father Morelli’s Guilt & Decision

Photo by cottonbro on Pexels.com Father Morelli was in the sanctuary, earnestly praying and beseeching God to forgive him. "In Your Word, it says that no temptation has overtaken a person that is not common to everyone. You are faithful, and You will not let anyone be tempted beyond his or her strength, but with …

Love Compels Us

Because we understand our fearful responsibility to the Lord, we work hard to persuade others. God knows we are sincere, and I hope you know this, too.  Are we commending ourselves to you again? No, we are giving you a reason to be proud of us, so you can answer those who brag about having a spectacular …

Out of the Blue

“Why did he break up with me so suddenly and then disappear?” This is the question I have been asking myself since my boyfriend Harlan dumped me. We had been going steady since high-school and all through university. We were so happy together and madly in love or so I thought. Then, one day out of …

One Afternoon Break

The first time he saw her, it was on Monday.  She was walking down the street.  In her hand was a red school satchel.  She looked at him as she walked past.  He was sitting on the rail outside of the building where he worked.  It was during his afternoon break which he usually took …

Called

Ah, Lord GOD!  Behold, I cannot speak, for I am a youth - Jeremiah 1:6 When God called me to be a pastor, I was scared.  I felt that at 26, I was too young to be lead the congregation of a megachurch here in Birmingham, Alabama but while I was praying about it, the …

Do it

Find joy in everything you choose to do. Every job, relationship, home... it's your responsibility to love it, or change it - Chuck Palahniuk Change is a good thing--sometimes.  It takes courage to step outside of your comfort zone and follow your dreams wherever they take you.  You will have the naysayers and doubters on …

Parenting

I will instruct you and teach you in the way you should go; I will guide you with My eye - Psalm 32:8 From the time we are born, our parents are there to care for us.  We don't have to worry about anything.  They provide for our basic needs.  As we get older, they …

Keeping Them Safe

Childhood is the most beautiful of all life's seasons - Author Unknown Remember when you were a child how you used to blow bubbles and your face lit up with excitement when you got really big ones?  Oh, the simple things in life that children enjoy.  If only they could remain in their little world …

A Father’s Wish

The arias which always helped him to relax and enjoy his evenings did nothing to quell the uneasiness plaguing him.  He switched off the radio and the silence which followed was a painful reminder that he was alone.  It was near mid-night and she wasn't home as yet.  Where on earth could she be?  He …

Women’s Literacy = Women’s Liberty

“Literacy is a bridge from misery to hope. It is a tool for daily life in modern society. It is a bulwark against poverty, and a building block of development, an essential complement to investments in roads, dams, clinics and factories. Literacy is a platform for democratization, and a vehicle for the promotion of cultural …

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