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?”...

Searching For A Vessel

SEARCHING FOR A VESSEL The Master was searching for a vessel to use; On the shelf there were many – which one would He choose? Take me, cried the gold one, I’m shiny and bright, I’m of great value and I do things just right. My beauty and lustre...

Nudge The Balance

NUDGE THE BALANCE A 91-year-old woman died after living a very long dignified life. When she met God, she asked Him something that had really bothered her for a very long time. “If Man was created in God’s image, and if all men are created equal, why do people...

Dear Child

DEAR CHILD: I just wanted to remind you today of how beautiful you are because there is a father of lies who will try to deceive you. He will try to tell you that you are not good enough, not attractive enough, not thin enough, not strong enough, not...