Flame of Love

FLAME OF LOVE “I can master it,” said the Ax. His blows fell heavy on the hard, strong steel. But each blow only made his edge more blunt until he ceased to strike. “Leave it to me,” said the Saw. With his relentless teeth, he worked back and forth....

The Fence

THE FENCE There was a little boy with a bad temper. His father gave him a bag of nails and told him that every time he lost his temper, to hammer a nail in the back fence. The first day the boy had driven 37 nails into the fence....

Traffic Ticket

TRAFFIC TICKET Jack took a long look at his speedometer before slowing down: 73 in a 55 zone. Fourth time in as many months. How could a guy get caught so often? When his car had slowed to 10 miles an hour, Jack pulled over, but only partially. Let...

The Jars

THE JARS The preacher placed two identical jars on the table next to the pulpit. He quoted 1 Samuel 16:7 ‘The Lord does not look at the things man looks at. Man looks at the outward appearance, but the Lord looks at the heart” These jars came from the...

Grace

GRACE The boy stood with back arched, head cocked back and hands clenched efiantly. “Go ahead, give it to me.” The principal looked down at the young rebel. “How many times have you been here?” The child sneered rebelliously, “Apparently not enough.” The principal gave the boy a strange...