Stories

A Prayer for the Weary

A PRAYER FOR THE WEARY Gracious God, at times my life seems to be too much. Too full. Too demanding Too consuming. Everything feels necessary, even important, but weariness creeps across my body and soul like storm clouds gathering in an open sky. As my body is depleted of...

When You Thought I Wasn’t Looking

WHEN YOU THOUGHT I WASN’T LOOKING When you thought I wasn’t looking, by a Child A message every parent should read, because your children are watching and doing as you do, not as you say. “When you thought I wasn’t looking, I saw you hang my first painting on...

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...

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...

Vacation Travel Prayer

VACATION TRAVEL PRAYER Let us pray: O God, we entrust ourselves to you as we begin our journey.  Keep us safe, and give us the grace to be generous to one another and to be courteous and kind to everyone we meet along the way.  Help us to recognize...