The King’s Highway

THE KING’S HIGHWAY Once upon a time, a king had a great highway built for the people who lived in his kingdom. After it was completed, but before it was opened to the public, the king decided to have a contest. He invited as many of his subjects as...

No More With Me

NO MORE WITH ME “I’m sorry. Please forgive me! I don’t mean to hold you up,” he said as he struggled to get off the escalator. I’ll admit to it. There have been times when walking or driving behind an older person I’ve gotten impatient and upset. I’ve huffed...

Two Horses in a Field

TWO HORSES IN A FIELD Just up the road from my home is a field, with two horses in it. From a distance, each looks like every other horse. But if one stops the car, or is walking by, one will notice something quite amazing. Looking into the eyes...

The Burden

THE BURDEN “Why was my burden so heavy?” I slammed the bedroom door and leaned against it. Is there no rest from this life? I wondered. I stumbled to my bed and dropped onto it, pressing my pillow around my ears to shut out the noise of my existence....

Stepping Stones

STEPPING STONES The Lord came to me like a dream one day and asked, “why do you sorrow?” I answered, “Lord my life is so full of pain, I can’t face one more tomorrow.” The Lord sat down beside me, and gently took my hand. He said, “Let Me...