Forgetting God?

Image by Verse Images "When you have eaten and are full, then you shall bless the Lord your God for the good land which He has given you. "Beware that you do not forget the Lord your God by not keeping His commandments, His judgments, and His statutes which I command you today,  lest—when you have eaten and are full, and have …

Risky Business

He stood by the pool. In a while she was going to arrive at the mansion. Was she going to go to the music room and stay there or would she come out to the pool? A part of him wanted her to come out to the pool and the other part told him that …

Be Rich in Good Works

Photo by cottonbro on Pexels.com "Command those who are rich in this world that they not be conceited, nor trust in uncertain riches, but in the living God, who richly gives us all things to enjoy.  Command that they do good, that they be rich in good works, generous, willing to share,  and laying up in store …

The Touch

"Wow!" Velma exclaimed when Tadeas walked into her office on Friday morning. "You're looking very corporate today, Mr. Gray. Nice suit." "Thank you. I'm having lunch with my father at his club and they have a dress code there." "I see. And which club is this?" He told her. "Oh. That is an upper class, …

Ede Meets Hank

It had been several weeks since Father Desjardins left. She missed him very much, especially their talks about the Bible and religion in general. There were times when she walked through the fields, half expecting to see him or him sitting down at the picnic table at the back of her grandmother's house. She went …

Zeresh

She is mentioned three times in the Book of Esther. Zeresh was the wife of Haman, the Agagite, the "enemy of the Jews" because of his deep hatred for Mordecai, the Jew who refused to bow and pay homage to him like everyone else. When Haman's joy at being invited by the Queen Esther to …

Keturah

Keturah was Abraham’s wife after Sarah died. Her name means “incense”. We don’t know much about her except that she bore him six sons. Their names were Zimran “musician”, Jokshan “snarer”, Medan “contention”, Midian “strife”, Ishbak “he releases”and Shuah “wealth.” From Midian came the Midianites or Arabians, including Zipporah, Moses’ wife. In 1 Chronicles 1:32, …

Stella’s Secret

Something was afoot with Stella. Inquiring minds wanted to know what it was. Her friends, colleagues and family were all obsessed with spilling Stella, that is finding out what her secret was and spilling it. Was her secret to do with money, her career, her health, her love life? As far as they knew, she …

One-Sided

"I know that you married me for my money but, I didn't care because I loved and wanted you so desperately. I still do. I know that you don't love me and you probably never will." "You're mistaken, you know," he said quietly. "I do love you." "You may love me in your own special …

Elena and Mr. Saxby

"He's old enough to be your father," Mrs. Moore told her niece. "His age matters naught to me, Aunt Heloise," Elena replied. "His daughters will have none of it. They will think that your affections rest upon his fortune rather than upon him." Elena closed her book and rose to her feet. "Upon my honor, …

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