I do not understand all of the feelings of a parent. An ecstatic couple learns that the wife is pregnant!  In general, there is ecstasy!  Nine months seems like an eternity, Dr’s appointments seem endless and that “bump” becomes a gloating point, though the discomfort keeps saying: “Let’s get this over with.” Each arrival inContinue reading “FIGHTING TO BE KEPT ALIVE”


As children we found them a challenge to capture. We were fascinated with their ability to blend into their surroundings by changing color. We strove to be sure that our latest find surpassed everyone else’s. If I pause for a few minutes while writing, up comes the chameleon. He is a constant witness to meContinue reading “CHAMELEONS”


Jesus answered and said to her, “Whoever drinks of this water will thirst again, but whoever drinks of the water that I shall give him will never thirst. But the water that I shall give him will become in him a fountain of water springing up into everlasting life.” jOHN 4:13-14 Many of us can well remember whenContinue reading “ARE YOU THIRSTY?”


Scripture is filled with “tidbit” thoughts that are often overlooked in our haste to move through the Word in an annual program and complete our reading in one year. Sometimes we read so hurriedly that we miss those tidbits. A friend decided, some years ago, to learn how to read fast and thus enable himselfContinue reading “THE CHURCH IN YOUR HOUSE”