Author Archives: gpavants

About gpavants

I am a writer and a teacher. I feel my platform is to encourage people to live a life of faith.

Who I Call Friend

  “But I have called you friends…”  John 15:15    This short poem was written years ago after I learned that friendships come in all shapes and sizes. I had often seen friendships come and go and it wore on … Continue reading

Posted in Being a brother, Being a sister, brotherhood, Character in Crisis, christ, Christian character, companionship, courage, End Times, endurance, family, fellowship, friendhip, friendship, God's Love, Hard days, helping the lonely, Jesus, mentors, Relationship with God, relationships, Sisterhood, Uncategorized | Leave a comment

As You Wish

This was a fun post that I had from a high school course I did on film and how to get the most out of a movie. This is where the ideas come from for our blogs. ************************************************************************************* “For there … Continue reading

Posted in As you wish, Buttercup, God's Love, love, overcoming, Overcoming fear, The Princess Bride, Uncategorized, Wesley | Leave a comment

The Mysterious Nation 

  “Mystery Babylon, the great.”                         Revelation 17: 5   The internet and the dawn of the digital age has become a world within itself. Being a child of the70’s I would have never imagined a virtual world becoming … Continue reading

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Clanky Lanky Lane

This poem is part of the first collection of short stories I did almost 20 years ago. I dedicate this to all of those who are going through a major change in their lives.  Seasons don’t last forever, but the … Continue reading

Posted in Gospel, Growing up, Hang in there, Jesus, Life, patience, perseverance, Persistance, Poetry, Prose, Rain, Relationship with God, salvation, Social health, Trials, umbrella, Uncategorized, Waiting | Leave a comment

All of My Days

G. P. Avants   “One man considers one day more sacred than another another man considers every day alike.”                                     Romans 14:5 “Therefore we do not lose heart.  Though outwardly we are wasting away, yet inwardly we are being renewed … Continue reading

Posted in Adaptation, Christian character, encouragement, Everyday issues, Faith, Hang in there, Hard days, Relationship with God, sweetness, Uncategorized | Leave a comment

The Dead Flies: One Step Ahead of the Zombies (An allegory)

Disclaimer: Things change and that is constant. The Lord has put on my heart to take on less things and put my best into a few things. With that thought I began digging around in some of the old stories, … Continue reading

Posted in Being a witness, death, Gospel, salvation, The living dead, Uncategorized, Zombies | 2 Comments

Was I Clear or Did I Babble On?

  Why do we have so many religions in the world and yet only have one God?  Every one of them states that they are the way to Heaven and eternal life or a version of a blissful everlasting life. … Continue reading

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