Leeks

“We remember the fish which we ate freely in Egypt, the cucumbers, the melons, the leeks, the onions, and the garlic" - Numbers 11:5 Getty Image Among the things which the children of Israel missed eating when they were in Egypt were leeks. What are leeks and what are the benefits of eating them? Leeks are …

Marsha’s Double Date

Marsha sat at her desk, trying to focus but she was so tired.  She should never have let Stephanie talk her into going on a double date.  They went for dinner and then to a nightclub.  It had been ages since she set foot into a nightclub.  As soon as she set foot into the …

Go Back…

“I had a bad experience today,” Carlos told his wife, Candis. “What happened?” “I was in a convenience store, getting bottled water when a white woman walked up to me and told me to go back to where I came from.  After I recovered from my shock, I informed her that I was born in …

Dealing With Our Enemies

The angry voices in the crowd rose to a crescendo, "Crucify Him!" drowning out Pilate's protest.  They wanted Him dead.  They had delivered Him up and denied Him in the presence of Pilate, when he was determined to let Him go (Acts 3:13).  Yet, this was all in fulfillment of God's plan of salvation.  The innocent was put …

Picky Eaters

"Come on, doesn't this look yummy?" It was a mixture of vegetables. He covered his nose and mouth, making it clear that he didn't agree with Mommy that the yucky orange thing she was holding out to him on the spoon was edible.   "Just try one spoonful, Carson" she begged. Carson shook his head. She …

Lily

Although Lily was small in stature, Ordinary and poor, she did radiate Confidence and faith that she Was the perfect choice for the Job of governess.  Like her heroine Jane Eyre she was not to going to Be Intimidated by Mr. Thornber.   He may be big, boisterous and brusque But she could match his demeanour …

Broken Heart Syndrome

You can die of a broken heart -- it's scientific fact -- and my heart has been breaking since that very first day we met. I can feel it now, aching deep behind my rib cage the way it does every time we're together, beating a desperate rhythm: Love me. Love me. Love me. ― …

Christmas Shopping

It's that time of the year.  Malls are packed with people as they try to get their Christmas shopping done. Whenever I go into the mall and I go in and out of the stores, I am reminded why I don't like shopping and can't understand why people are shopaholics.  I only go to the …

A Changed Life

John 4:1-26 When Jesus brings to your awareness a sin in your life what do you do?  The Samaritan woman acknowledged hers.  When Jesus told her to go and fetch her husband, she admitted that she was not married.  Jesus commended her on her honesty.  When there is sin in our lives, we have to …

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