Category Archives: Character in Crisis

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

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“Can I have a word with a you?”

By G.P. Avants  Words are amazing things. They are powerful whether spoken, written, or even thought about. One of these days I would love to do a study of how words are real and living things, moreover how they remind … Continue reading

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Danger: Thin Ice. Proceed with Caution. 

  “Strengthening the souls of the disciples, encouraging them to continue in the faith, and saying that through many tribulations we must enter the kingdom of God.”                                                                                                   Acts 14:22   By G.P. Avants   How do you handle … Continue reading

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Is that Honey-coated Honeycomb with Hint of Honey Drizzle?

By G. P. Avants “Do you like honey? Don’t eat too much, or it will make you sick!”                                             … Continue reading

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Trifecta Vs. Trifecta

The Human Race. We are all participating in this long distance race. It’s not a jog, or a sprint, it’s more accurately a grueling marathon. We all have to start it and finish it, no matter shape we are in. … Continue reading

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You’re the Right Man for the Job

“Treat others the way you want to be treated.”                                            Luke 6:31               Have … Continue reading

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Blah!


   “So because you are lukewarm-neither hot nor cold, I am going to spew you out of my mouth.”                              Revelation 3: 16   I have heard that verse explained a little bit different than we have heard. There is … Continue reading

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