Category Archives: people

The Net


By G. P. Avants   He lay down a cord, A strong earthy rope, Soiled yet, smelling Of Heavenly places. They looked at Him As he motioned for them, To lay down The cords They all possessed. Their cords were … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

Posted in Being a Hero, christ, Christian living, companionship, Compassion, dark side, Emotions, Faith, Fictional Stories, Fishers of Men, love, Loving your enemies, marriage, people, relationships, Risk-taking, sorrow, The Mummy Returns, Uncategorized | 3 Comments

“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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Can I Try That?

“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 … Continue reading

Posted in American History, Assimilation, Biblical People, Change, cultures, discipleship, endurance, eternity, Fishers of Men, God, God's Kingdom, International Students, love, Multicultural, people, Purpose, responsibility, Social health, Spiritual fitness, spiritual strength, The United States of America, Uncategorized | 2 Comments

Here, There, Anywhere

“If they obey and serve me, they will spend the rest of their days in prosperity and their years in contentment.’ Job 36: 11 I am slowly learning to appreciate the moments in life. I was always guilty of being … Continue reading

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There is Never Wrong Time to Write Part 2  

  Writers do need time of solitary time to write. As a social person that part is tough. I give myself an hour a day during the week, a couple hours on Saturday, and take a break on Sunday. Sometimes, … Continue reading

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