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

Making History Episode 6

By G. P. Avants Finally, we have gotten to the end of this series, or is it? When you want to make history it takes blood, sweat, and tears. However, if you love what you do, it is worth the hard work to make it come to life.   Continue reading Making History Episode 6

Yoke

“For my yoke is easy and my burden is light.” Matthew 11: 30   Got it. The work ahead Is plain to see; Some tell me: “If it’s meant to be, It’s up to me.” I grab the plow. My back I bow, Flex and bent, All day; From beginning to end. As sunset falls,   It’s then I view   The fruit of my … Continue reading Yoke

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

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 day by day.”                                     2 Corinthians 4:16                                    Monday: … Continue reading All of My Days