Do You Speak Wookie? 

By G.P. Avants   “My name is Han.” “Last name” He shrugs. “Han…Solo, welcome to service in the Empire.” That is how our beloved rascal of a pilot Han Solo came into the service of the Empire. He attempted an escape with his love Kiri, but they became separated. Han attempted to hide in plain site from his enemy while making credits to get them … Continue reading Do You Speak Wookie? 

Love in the Time of Anarchy

By G. P. Avants   “ Peace I leave with you; my peace I give to you. Not as the world gives do I give to you. Let not your hearts be troubled, neither let them be afraid.” John 14:27    Today I asked a student if she was getting close to graduation. She said yes, but one teacher had failed so she had to stay a little longer. … Continue reading Love in the Time of Anarchy

Brother Here Art Thou-Love of a Brother

By  G.P. Avants “(Love) is never glad about injustice, but rejoices whenever truth wins out.”                                                      1 Corinthians 13: 6   “Love you, brother.” “Love you too, man. I will talk to you later.” “Later.” We need this kind of love … Continue reading Brother Here Art Thou-Love of a Brother

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 my heart. However, something my mom said stuck with me that day. She said, “If you have one true friend in your lifetime you have … Continue reading Who I Call Friend