FEATHERS FOR WORMS

  “A lark, singing in the high branches of a tree, saw a traveler walking through the forest carrying a mysterious little black box.  The lark flew down on to the traveler’s shoulder and asked: “What do you have in the little black box?”  “Worms,” the traveler replied.  “Are they for sale,?” asked the lark.  The […]

THE ETERNAL INSOMNIA OF GOD

  In the story,”The Cockpit,”  the Queen comments scornfully on the New Testament phrase, “The Peace of God.”  She says, “As I lie sleepless, I think of the eternal insomnia of God.”  Her maid is shocked by this remark. But, the Queen goes on to say, “I only quote the Bible, God neither slumbers nor […]

ALONG CAME A SPIDER

  A Mother Goose Nursery rhyme goes, “Little Miss Muffet set on a Tuffet, eating her curds and whey, along came a spider and sat down beside her and frightened Miss Muffet away.” We have recited this nursery rhyme many times thinking it cute and funny.  Yet, as is often the case our humor indirectly […]

ALL WANT TO GO TO HEAVEN–

  All want to go to Heaven, but don’t want to die to get there.  It is interesting that all want to go to the Promised Land, but don’t want to go through the wilderness to obtain it. Our arrival in Heaven will not be by accident.  We will obtain it on purpose.  Discipline, self-denial, sacrifice, obedience […]