Monthly Archives: January 2009

An Old Tree

Once upon a time there was a leafy tree in a field. Leaves grew densely on the tall branches. The roots were deeply into the ground. The tree was the most remarkable among the rest. The tree then became the … Continue reading

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Lessons from an Oyster

There once was an oyster Whose story I tell, Who found that some sand Had got into his shell. It was only a grain, but it gave him great pain. For oysters have feelings Although they’re so plain. Now, did … Continue reading

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Ugly

Everyone in the apartment complex I lived in knew who Ugly was. Ugly was the resident tomcat. Ugly loved three things in this world: fighting, eating garbage, and shall we say, love. The combination of these things combined with a … Continue reading

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Five More Minutes

While at the park one day, a woman sat down next to a man on a bench near a playground. “That’s my son over there,” she said, pointing to a little boy in a red sweater who was gliding down … Continue reading

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Trees that Wood

Once there were three trees on a hill in the woods. They were discussing their hopes and dreams when the first tree said, “Someday I hope to be a treasure chest. I could be filled with gold, silver and precious … Continue reading

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What’s Important

What’s important is not what kind of car you drive, but rather how many people you give a lift. What’s important is not the size of your house, but rather the number of people you welcome into your home. What’s … Continue reading

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A Great Recipe!

1. Take a 10-30 minute walk every day. And while you walk, smile. It is the ultimate anti-depressant. 2. Sit in silence for at least 10 minutes each day. Talk to God about what is going on in your life. … Continue reading

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Top 10 Predictions for 2009

1. The Bible will still have all the answers. 2. Prayer will still be the most powerful thing on Earth.. 3. The Holy Spirit will still move. 4. God will still honor the praises of His people. 5. There will … Continue reading

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