God’s Embroidery

GOD’S EMBROIDERY When I was a little boy, my mother used to embroider a great deal. I would sit at her knee and look up from the floor and ask what she was doing. She informed me that she was embroidering. I told her that it looked like a...

It Must Be Settled Tonight

IT MUST BE SETTLED TONIGHT The burly miner blinked as he left the dark interior of the coal mine.  Stopping at a faucet near the mine entrance, he washed the worst of the grime from his face and hands, then headed towards his home on the outskirts of the...

Who Should Read the Bible?

WHO SHOULD READ THE BIBLE? The Young – To learn how to live. The Old – To know how to die. The Ignorant – For wisdom. The Learned – For humility. The Rich – For compassion. The Poor – For comfort. The Dreamer – For enchantment. The Practical –...

God Is Under The Bed

GOD IS UNDER THE BED My brother Kevin thinks God lives under his bed. At least that’s what I heard him say one night. He was praying out loud in his dark bedroom, and I stopped outside his closed door to listen. Are you there, God?” he said. Where...