Home, Sweet Home

Home, Sweet Home

At the heart of every family, unseen by outsiders, there are, um, quirky dynamics. The similarities and distinctives lived out there make for some interesting storytelling. And it must be said that those dwelling there are not likely to notice how unique their story...
A Little Help from a Friend

A Little Help from a Friend

A frog becomes a prince, Cinderella becomes the belle of the ball, an ugly duckling becomes a beautiful swan, the underdog comes out on top, an orphaned, Jewish girl in a foreign land becomes the Queen of Persia, a hillbilly family from the Ozarks moves to Beverly...
One Step at a Time

One Step at a Time

A 1955 novel by John Wyndham, titled The Chrysalids, had considerable impact on my thinking as a young reader. It told the tale of a group of young people who were born with the ability to communicate via telepathy. They lived in a strict religious community where...
That’s Life!

That’s Life!

“I have come to give you everything in abundance, more than you expect – life in its fullness until you overflow!” JESUS (John 10:10b as translated in the PASSION version) What do y’all think? Are these just pretty words, hackneyed phrases, off-the-cuff, thoughtless...
I Love to Tell the Story

I Love to Tell the Story

There was a liar. Then, a cheat, an adulterer, a foreigner, a prostitute, a rebel, a blasphemer, a braggart . . . This is the line-up of Jesus’ ancestors. A motley bunch to say the least! More, these sparkling examples of society’s finest were God-seen, God-loved,...