A Little Dirt Can’t Hurt but Clod Clobbers Can!

By G.P. Avants “If someone is caught up in sin, you who are spiritual should restore him gently.”                                     Galatians 6:1   “Put it down and nobody gets hurt.” “Yeah, but you’ve got that dirt in my eye!” “It was an accident. I was just messing around. I didn’t do that on purpose.” “It still hurts.” “Just put down the dirt clod, okay.” “Hmmmmm.” “It’s … Continue reading A Little Dirt Can’t Hurt but Clod Clobbers Can!

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? 

Loving the Enemy 

  By G.P. Avants   I am watching a scene from the Mummy 2, that really has tugged at my heart and mind. Rick O’Connell and the Mummy, Imhotop are both clinging for life on the edge of a pit of souls. Rick’s love, Evelyn reaches for him and pulls him to safety.  The Mummy looks to his woman, Anck Su to save him. They lock … Continue reading Loving the Enemy 

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

We Have a Problem

“Therefore prepare your minds for action…”
                                        I Peter 1:13 Do you remember the movie about the real Apollo 13 mission? I think we have all heard or seen examples from this story. There was a problem: These three astronauts had an accident in space and they were in danger. The solution: Find a way to get them home. Here’s what I loved about that … Continue reading We Have a Problem

Mi Casa es Su Casa

“If anyone loves me, he will obey my teaching. My Father will love him and will come to him and make our home with him.” John 14: 23 Mi casa is su casa-my house is your house. Have you ever had anyone tell you that before? That’s a generous offer. You’re basically making yourself at home at somebody else’s expense. Is that how I treat … Continue reading Mi Casa es Su Casa