Real Friend Test

REAL FRIEND TEST A simple friend, when visiting, acts like a guest. A real friend opens your refrigerator and helps himself (and doesn’t feel even the least bit weird shutting your ‘beer/Pepsi drawer’ with her foot!) A simple friend has never seen you cry. A real friend has shoulders...

It’s In Your Face

IT’S IN YOUR FACE You don’t have to tell how you live each day, You don’t have to say if you work or play, A tried, true barometer serves in the place; however you live, it will show in your face. The false, the deceit you bear in your...

A New Version of Footprints

NEW VERSION OF FOOTPRINTS Imagine you and the Lord Jesus are walking down the road together. For much of the way, the Lord’s footprints go along steadily, consistently, rarely varying the pace. But your footprints are a disorganized stream of zigzags, starts, stops, turnarounds, circles, departures and returns. For...

Psalm 23 Reading

PSALM 23 READING There once was a Shakespearean actor who was known everywhere for his one-man shows of readings and recitations from the classics. He would always end his performance with a reading of Psalm 23. Each night, without exception, as the actor began his recitation “The Lord is...

The Grandfather’s Table

THE GRANDFATHER’S TABLE A frail old man went to live with his son, daughter-in-law, and four-year old grandson. The old man’s hands trembled, his eyesight was blurred, and his step faltered. The family ate together at the table, but the elderly grandfather’s shaky hands and failing sight made eating...