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...

Heaven’s Grocery Store

HEAVEN’S GROCERY STORE As I was walking down life’s highway many years ago I came upon a sign that read Heavens Grocery  Store. When I got a little closer the doors swung open wide And when I came to myself I was standing inside. I saw a host of...

Do You Carry Your Umbrella?

DO YOU CARRY YOUR UMBRELLA? We all have something to learn from this young girl. As a drought continued for what seemed an eternity, a small community of farmers was in a quandary as to what to do. Rain was important to keep their crops healthy and sustain the...

Look Up

LOOK UP If you put a buzzard in a pen six or eight feet square and entirely open at the top, the bird, in spite of his ability to fly, will be an absolute prisoner. The reason is that a buzzard always begins a flight from the ground with...