Outfoxing the Foxes

By G.P.Avants “Catch for us the little foxes, the little foxes that ruin the vineyards.”                                                 Song of Songs 2:15 Sure they look cute and harmless. That’s what they want you to think as they eat you out of house and home. Little things that are sly, quiet, and in the long run totally destructive. Those foxes! In the Song of Songs, Solomon gave a … Continue reading Outfoxing the Foxes

How to Bring Down a Giant 

By G.P. Avants I am looking at a giant among men right now. It was once a mighty foe and struck fear in the hearts of its enemies. It was free, a master of its own destiny, and seemingly unchallenged by any other power under Heaven.  Those who were under the giant’s protection never had a better friend or more powerful ally. But the giant’s enemies never rested. … Continue reading How to Bring Down a Giant 

Can I Try That?

“But being examples to the flock.”                           1 Peter 5: 3 I love to see people of different races doing something together. To me this is cool stuff. Here’s an example. A young American girl befriends an Indian girl. She sees her friend do a traditional dance from her country. Her American counterpart is entranced. She asks her friend, “Can I try that. Will you … Continue reading Can I Try That?

Here, There, Anywhere

“If they obey and serve me, they will spend the rest of their days in prosperity and their years in contentment.’ Job 36: 11 I am slowly learning to appreciate the moments in life. I was always guilty of being somewhere else when I should have been content with being right here, right now. When I wished I was with a group of people, nobody … Continue reading Here, There, Anywhere