The Children of Starstuff

Jeremiah was twelve years old, and in the seventh grade. He stood on a grassy mound outside his private middle school, waiting for his mom to drive up in her luxury sedan so he could get into the back seat (he wasn’t quite heavy enough for the front airbag). He was the only twelve-year-old in […]

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I Give My Myrrh To Thee

We know very little about the Three Kings.  In time for Christmas, this fictional story is about the secret burdens of a young Balthazar.  It is meant to exemplify the spirit of the season and remind us of the hope and joy that rests in the King of Kings, and Savior of the World.  Enjoy! […]

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Ask And Ye Shall Receive

In Beckett Reynolds’ life, he seldom hears the word ‘no.’  In time for Thanksgiving, this short story will prompt readers to count their own blessings as they explore the curious life of a man whose every prayer is granted. ***   “Okay, I really need Thy help.  Evac is probably another ten minutes out.  It’ll […]

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Lucas

A short story about choosing light over darkness right in time for Halloween. *** “Is that the last box?” Kathy’s voice reverberated off the hardwood floor of the large, open ground level of their new home. Donovan let the heavy box of kitchen supplies down with a thud and exhaled.  “It’s the last box but […]

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A Piano’s Legacy

What an impressive find. Nestled in a quiet neighborhood, For sixty-one long years. Idle and untouched, but respected.   When he first brought you home He would play you daily after work. The family sings along, Favorite hymns, carols, Broadway songs.   Lost in the moment now, Your exuberance reverberates Through the home’s every room, […]

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The Godliness of Material Things

The title of this entry may surprise you because it seems to go against everything we’ve been told by traditional Judeo-Christian theology.  “Love of money is the root of all evil,” the Bible instructs. (1 Timothy 6:10)  In this article, I hope to demonstrate that if viewed the right way, material things like money, vehicles, […]

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