DEALING WITH DOGS Many people have had more experiences with dogs than I have, but I’m writing because my dealings with dogs show how God has been faithful even in small ways. When I was growing up we usually had a family dog. One dog would come in on cold winter night and be allowed
WHAT CHRISTMAS MEANS TO ME “One person considers one day more sacred than another; another considers every day alike. Each of them should be fully convinced in their own mind. Whoever regards one day as special does so to the Lord…You, then, why do you judge your brother or sister? Or why do you treat
“For physical training is of some value, but godliness has value for all things, holding promise for both the present life and the life to come.” 1 Timothy 4:8 Anything that the Bible says “is of some value” is worthwhile. Also, physical training (which includes a healthy lifestyle) will affect “the life to come” because
When I was trying to think of remarkable things that I’ve seen in my life and the lives around me, there were a few things that came to mind. My mom living through a brain tumour, my dad changing from a “good-living” man to a passionate follower of God, my sister drowning, moving across the
Treetops are very shaky, windblown, and light. When a wind blows, those branches shake and fly through the air. Likewise, when a bird lands on a far out branch, they shake, rattle, and move all over. Yet the bird stays there, patiently waiting for the perch it is resting on to stabilize. The farther out
I was dropped by a weary traveler on a blistery, hot day. Desert land stretched all around me – parched, hard, cracked earth was all I could see. I couldn’t even see a cactus plant! I am a seed, I grew in the warmth and comfort of an apple with my brother and sister seeds.
©2004 Jill Forsyth For Personal and Group Use. Hi. My name is Solomon. I wouldn’t be surprised to find out you have heard of me at some point. I was lucky to be born into the family that I was. My father, David, was a widely loved and respected king – not that he
This is an analogy that I thought of as I was listening to women "down the block." I was sitting in the sewing store with all the other bolts of cloth. We happily talked about how great things were and gossiped about the other bolts of cloth around the corner. Some of the bolts of