What’s in Your Sponge?

WHAT’S IN YOUR SPONGE? There are 5 sponges laying on your kitchen counter top.  Each member of your family has been cleaning up different areas of your home, but all the sponges look the same. You are curious as to what was cleaned in your home, but you can’t...

Wash Day

WASH DAY Monday Wash Day Lord, help me wash away all my selfishness and vanity, so I may serve you with perfect humility through the week ahead. Tuesday Ironing Day Dear Lord, help me iron out all the wrinkles of prejudice I have collected through the years so that...

The Race

THE RACE Defeat!  He lay there silently, a tear dropped from his eye, ” There’s no sense running anymore- three strikes and I’m out- why try?” The will to rise has disappeared, all hope had fled away, so far behind, so error prone, closer all the way. “I’ve lost,...

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...

The Fern and the Bamboo

THE FERN AND THE BAMBOO One day I decided to quit…I quit my job, my relationship, my spirituality…. I wanted to quit my life. I went to the woods to have one last talk with God. “God”, I said. “Can you give me one good reason not to quit?”...