Stories

Not Home Yet

NOT HOME YET An old missionary couple had been working in Africa for years and was returning to New York to retire. They had no pension; their health was broken; they were defeated, discouraged, and afraid. They discovered they were booked on the same ship as President Teddy Roosevelt,...

Parable of the Pencil

  PARABLE OF THE PENCIL The Pencil Maker took the pencil aside, just before putting him into the box. There are 5 things you need to know, he told the pencil, before I send you out into the world. Always remember them and never forget, and you will become...

Paid in Full

PAID IN FULL Your day in court will come one day, so make sure that you have good representation. After living a “decent” life my time on earth came to an end.  The first thing I remember is sitting on a bench in the waiting room of what I...

One Solitary Life

ONE SOLITARY LIFE He was born in an obscure village, the child of a peasant woman. He grew up in still another village, where he worked in a carpenter shop until he was 30. Then for three years he was an itinerant preacher. He never wrote a book. He...