Stories

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?”...

Take My Hand

TAKE MY HAND Are you troubled, burdened, blue? Take my hand. I’ve been troubled, too, I understand. Where you’ve fallen, once I fell — Let me help the clouds dispel — Take my hand. Others helped when I was weak, Took my hand, Helped me face toward the peak,...

The Bible and the Coal Basket

THE BIBLE & THE COAL BASKET The story is told of an old man who lived on a farm in the mountains of eastern Kentucky with his young grandson. Each morning, Grandpa was up early sitting at the kitchen table reading from his old worn-out Bible. His grandson who...

Spiritual Housekeeping

SPIRITUAL HOUSEKEEPING I do not know about you but I don’t like cockroaches.  We had them in a house that we bought in Long Island.  I did not know anything about hiring exterminators so I decided to get rid of them myself.  I bought a sprayer and bought some...

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...