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There is a House That Never Changes

There is a House That Never Changes

My brother and I used to fly alone.  Those were the long forgotten times when a parent could walk right up to the gate, hand their children over to a stewardess, and wave goodbye as their little heads grew smaller down the jet-way.  I was the older child, so to me the...

Claustrophobic

Claustrophobic

The only time i feel claustrophobic is when I’m driving down the narrow highway edged in between a containing wall and an 18 wheeler.  Our main route to school is such a tremendous heap of construction right now.  It’s lanes are narrow, rocky, and unkept.  The...

The Skeptic

The Skeptic

I came to know Jesus in the night. I would lie in my bed, pondering the information about Him that had been given to me through out the day. I wanted to draw my own conclusions while determining to not let anyone know I was searching. I was much like certain skeptics...

The Insanely Sensible Man

The Insanely Sensible Man

How does God feel today - Does He make much notice of the man on the street? His scraggly hair, his bent posture, intent on kicking a piece of scrap plastic. He is insane; but God knows His story. A baby born in a hospital or home, Loved by his mother or estranged?...

To Love A City

To Love A City

What does it look like to love a city? Today it’s picking up pecans in the community park. A grown man, he needs help; He’s been here an hour Stooping over and again Each nut, a demand on his back. He needs a larger container than pockets. He needs a back more...