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
“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?
“He has made everything beautiful in its time.” Ecclesiastes 3:11 I love learning other languages. I don’t have the time to be immersed into a culture or take a class, I just nibble as it were. I pick up words that sound interesting or have some significant meaning to them. Such is the title of this story. “Arumtumta” (arum-tum-taa) is … Continue reading Arumtumta
“Treat others the way you want to be treated.” Luke 6:31 Have you ever wondered if you are right where you were meant to be? Or how about if our life really makes a difference in a … Continue reading You’re the Right Man for the Job
“How beautiful are the feet of those who bring good news.” Romans 10:15 In Memory of Officer Lesley Zerebny We walked on a dirt path to Lesley’s memorial. It was … Continue reading These Boots Were Made for Walking
“As for man, his days are like grass, he flourishes like a flower of the field.” Psalm 103:15 Grandpa was a gardener. I loved walking in his backyard. No matter … Continue reading Awesome Blossom
“For you ignore God’s specific orders and substitute your own traditions.” Mark 7:8 People tend to complicate, overthink, and confuse. God tends to simplify. Think about it. He made a perfect garden, with two perfect people, in a perfect paradise. You know the story, right? Adam and Eve complicated things by listening to bad advice by someone more messed up than they … Continue reading 613 or 316?