CHRIST BE WITH ME

CHRIST BE WITH ME, Christ within me, Christ behind me, Christ before me, Christ beside me, Christ to win me, Christ to comfort and restore me, Christ beneath me, Christ above me, Christ in quiet, Christ in danger, Christ in hearts of all that love me, Christ in mouth of friend and stranger. — Saint … [Read more…]

A Pair of Shoes

An Eye Witness Account from New York City, on a cold day in December some years ago: A little boy about 10 years old was standing before a shoe store on the roadway, barefooted, peering through the window, and shivering with cold. A lady approached the boy and said, “My, but your in such deep … [Read more…]

A HAPPY ATTITUDE

  The 92-year-old, petite, well-poised and proud lady, who is fully dressed each morning by eight o’clock, with her hair fashionably coifed and makeup perfectly applied, even though she is legally blind, moved to a nursing home today. Her husband of 70 years recently passed away, making the move necessary. After many hours of waiting … [Read more…]

Valentine

  John 3:16 was the best valentine the Lord gave us! For God so loVed the world that He gAve His onLy begottEn soN That all who believed In Him should Not perish but have Everlasting life.

Cell phone vs. Bible

I wonder what would happen if we treated our Bible like we treat our cell phones? What if we carried it around in our purses or pockets? What if we turned back to go get it if we forgot it? What if we flipped through it several times a day? What if we used it to receive … [Read more…]

A Contest

Author and lecturer Leo Buscaglia once talked about a contest he was asked to judge. The purpose of the contest was to find the most caring child. The winner was: A four year old child whose next door neighbor was an elderly gentleman who had recently lost his wife. Upon seeing the man cry, the … [Read more…]

57 Cents

A sobbing little girl stood near a small church from which she had been turned away because it was “too crowded.” “I can’t go to Sunday School,” she sobbed to the pastor as he walked by. Seeing her shabby, unkempt appearance, the pastor guessed the reason and, taking her by the hand, took her inside … [Read more…]

“YOU ARE MY SUNSHINE”

You are My Sunshine, My only Sunshine” (Be prepared to get watery eyes!) Like any good mother, when Karen found out that another baby was on the way, she did what she could to help her 3-year-old son, Michael, prepare for a new sibling. They found out that the new baby was going be a … [Read more…]

“I Wish You Could See”

I wish you could know what it is like to search a burning bedroom for trapped children, flames rolling above your head, your palms and knees burning as you crawl, floor sagging under you weight as the kitchen below you burns. I wish you could comprehend a wife’s horror at 3am as I check her husband of … [Read more…]