By G. P. Avants “Daddy, there’s another one!” “Where?” “Under that wooden rail.” “Oh, yes. It’s green with stripes. I’m just glad its not a snake.” “That’s thirty.” “Daddy, this bike ride is harder and longer than the last one.” “I know but you’re doing so good.” “How much farther?” “A couple of more miles.” “Oh…look there’s another lizard. That makes thirty-one.” My baby … Continue reading 32 Lizards
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
“Blessed is the man who endures temptation; for when he has been approved, he will receive the crown of life which the Lord has promised to those who love him.” James 1:12 Life is a test. We need to be the best at whatever we are asked to do. The best father, brother, worker, and Christian. It’s our life and that is how … Continue reading Do Your Best on the Test and Throw Away the Rest.
This is our second entry into the lives of the characters who inhabit the land of Middle Earth. I many ways we can look at their struggles, triumphs, and experiences as our own. Frodo Baggins was a character from the Lord of the Rings who truly made a sacrifice. Being a nephew of Bilbo, he inherited the One Ring and the burden of being a … Continue reading Frodo Meets Eru