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!

Click! Clack! 

  By G.P. Avants   “Endeavoring to keep the unity of the Spirit in the bond of peace.”                                                      Ephesians 4:3   One way I use to connect with people was with playing games and activities. I think playing board games is a great way to understand people better. One childhood toy I do remember was called, “Click, Clack.” It was two plastic balls … Continue reading Click! Clack! 

Love of a Home

By G. P. Avants   “If you love someone you will be loyal to him no matter what the cost.”                                                          1 Corinthians 13: 7     Momma always said treat others The way you want to be … Continue reading Love of a Home

Love of a Lover

  “(Love) It does not hold grudges and will hardly even notice when others do it wrong.”                     1 Corinthians 13:5 I debated how to title this blog. I could easily go for a word that would instantly get a fire started: Eros. Oh wait the modern term is erotic. I think of all the words that mean love this the one that is misused … Continue reading Love of a Lover

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

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 

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